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St George Greek Orthodox Cathedral

2 reviews of St George Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Another beautiful church


In the centre of Beirut, along with the city's other important religious buildings, the Orthodox Cathedral of St George shouldn't be confused with the Maronite church dedicated to the same saint. It's forbidden to take pictures. There is a nice porch, which adds to the architecture of the building, but once inside you'll be overwhelmed by all the gold. The church has a baroque altar with representations of all the most important saints. The ceiling is decorated with colourful frescoes, and a large lamp painted with more frescoes. It is located within the military-controlled zone ... but don't be

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