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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George

Beirut, Lebanon
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The place to be if you need to take a moment for yourself and pray !

Although God cannot be contained in a place, yet when you go into the cathedral, you feel His... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Helene E

A very picturesque cathedral. The architecture and interior is mesmerising. Worth a visit to this... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2016
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Although God cannot be contained in a place, yet when you go into the cathedral, you feel His presence. Among all the churches I've been to, this one is by far the place to be when you need to take a moment for yourself and...More

Thank Helene E
Reviewed July 11, 2016

A very picturesque cathedral. The architecture and interior is mesmerising. Worth a visit to this amazing cathedral.

Thank TaherKarachi
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Walking around and find a fabulous church where to sit and think. And while thinking stay. And remember. And pray. For you and for the rest. Whatever is your believing.

Thank miberno
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Though access to the downtown is restricted to a few entrances, the church and the museum are definitely worth visiting. The church dates back to the byzantine era and it has been modified through the ages. The most recent renovation was done in 1995 and...More

Thank arz10
Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is a rather small church in downtown area which is built on ancient ruins.. Being an Orthodox church, it is quite simple and not over decorated. You can feel the silence and even smell the ancient atmosphere inside.

Thank Viatoris O
Reviewed June 9, 2016

This Cathedral was outstanding. On a whim, my friend and I decided to go inside after seeing the historic-looking exteriors and murals, and the inside was beautiful and decor was very detailed.

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This chirch is a true prayer place the ambiance inside those walls fulled with iconic painting would give the feeling that you are in heaven. The church is a combinatiin of 2 histories a recent one and an older (more than 100 years) to give...More

Thank Jihad A
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Wonderful old Church from the 16th centuries. Too many hand's painted Icons inside it. Too many stories to tell by these icons Lovely wooden carving for the Iconostas in the front of the altar. Who wants to know about the region's Saints??? must see this...More

Thank Youssef976
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Having 18 different communities in Lebanon each one with their different religious differences, it is very interesting to see a building like this one closed to a Catholic church and 3 mosques built in different periods. I liked the building and the style

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed May 9, 2016

A very impressive church, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St George in Beirut, has unique architecture and with it recent refurbishment it can stand adequetly next to the impressive mosque and the maronite cahtedral that suround them. Make sure you go out and visit the...More

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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.