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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George

Beirut, Lebanon
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Very old Greek Orthodox Church

Many Empires passed from Levanon history. There is a great museum beneath this church. You can... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
abuyukkezer
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Istanbul, Turkey
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interesting church

This is an interesting church in the centre of Beirut (near Parliament) and worth a stop, which... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
peterdeirdreben
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many Empires passed from Levanon history. There is a great museum beneath this church. You can visit place for 5000 Lebanon Lira for person. An Excavation was made after civil war before reconstruction of church and they saw many churches were constructed during different eras...More

Thank abuyukkezer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an interesting church in the centre of Beirut (near Parliament) and worth a stop, which showcases Lebanon's Christian heritage

Thank peterdeirdreben
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful Cathedral full of small details all over the walls, located at downtown Beirut in front of the clock tower, that is worth visiting.

Thank Juan E
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Located in downtown Beirut admidst a complex of religious buildings (Muhammad Al Amin mosque and a Maronite church) and Roman ruins, this church is accessed from Nejmeh place off of Weygand Street. Although there has been a Greek Orthodox church here for centuries, the current...More

Thank midway42
Reviewed 26 March 2017

A beautiful and quiet place to spend a few precious moments,wondering why different religions have been able to live together in harmony for centuries, but can be made to fight each other so quickly and so easily.

Thank Karola47
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were walking around some streets at night and came across this beautiful, ancient church. It is good that it is free to enter. The church was quiet and seemed a reflective and peaceful place. Apart from an attendant, there was nobody else there. The...More

Thank 88Georgina
Reviewed 22 February 2017

unfortunately i have been to all the key cathedrals in europe so compared to them, this was just so so but in the city center and next to all the other major attractions so you might as well take a peek inside

Thank themanthemyth1688
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The church does not allow photos. Many pieces were destroyed, stolen, or damaged in the civil wars. Still a very beautiful place for Greek Orthodox religious art.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is the city's oldest extant church, it has been built over the disappeared Anastasi Romano-Byzantine Cathedral. The main space of the Cathedral is rectangular. The nave subdivided into five bays. It is subdivided into three aisles, by eight impressive and elegant sandstone piers. These...More

Thank Manoul
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This Cathedral may seem unassuming compared to the Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque nearby, but it is beautiful structure. The frescoes, which have been restored since the civil war, inside are wonderful. In addition, there is a small, but very interesting museum beneath the cathedral that highlights...More

Thank Ross H
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McG_Road_Warrior
Do you have to pay to see this church and museum? If yes, how much? Thanks.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Manoul | Reviewed this property |
The church and the museum are free, but inside the church, it's not allowed to take photos.
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