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Absolute Calmness

For any human in this world, you will definitely enjoy this place and come multiple times... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Birds Eye View of Beirut

The way to reach fast to the church is by the Teleferique and next by the aerial vertical tramway... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Harissa, Jounieh, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For any human in this world, you will definitely enjoy this place and come multiple times. Magnificent views, nice weather and nature, different people, a glimpse of history. I’m not sure, but this place should be competing in the 7 wonders of the world. One...More

Thank 22hussama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The way to reach fast to the church is by the Teleferique and next by the aerial vertical tramway from Jounieh. The place is calm/fresh and peaceful. There are telescopes kept at various locations to see the beautiful birds eye view of Beirut. Experience to...More

Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed August 30, 2018

There are 2 entries for this site, the other being called, 'Our Lady of Harrisa'. The church is quite elevated, being perched on the top of a small mountain and we travelled there by car, and we left via the cable car, which is highly...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

After the heat of Jounieh, the mountain of Harissa, is fresh and clean of pollution and heat. The outlets for food, offer affordable fresh crunchy salads, and amazing pizzas, known as mannoush. X Fresh juice and revitalised, we go to Our Lady of Lebanon. Awe...More

Thank bullous
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Will not exaggerate this review and say that harissa is THE place that should not be missed in Lebanon but the view from up there is really nice.

Thank gsnreviews
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

In harissa you can have a religious visit while also enjoying the breathtaking views over looking jounieh bay and if the weather is good you can also see beirut city

Thank Mark E
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I liked the tour of the virgin. Is a place where the view of the city is magnificent. The church is small but is beautiful as well. I know is a habit of a lot of christian people but if they continue writing names and...More

Thank Adrian F
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Still in love with the view from this place. You see jonieh from there and Beirut. The perfect view is at day but more romantic and you can enjoy the lights of the city at night! But the restaurants near the place area are not...More

Thank parrotandcat
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

You can not go to Beirut without going to Harissa & see “Our lady of Lebanon” .. you take the téléférique up there then a tram.. where you go to a place of splendid sights & natural views.. & the great statue of Virgin Mary.....More

Thank Marian N
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Should go.. Climb up for mesmerizing view of Beirut.. but i think to go there by car will be much easier..

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Response from Joshua D | Reviewed this property |
It is a religious place to pray, spend some calm time while enjoying the great view of Jounieh bay.