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Our lady of Lebanon

The church of Harissa is located at the top of a mountain with a beautiful view over Lebanon's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
A lovely place with amazing views

Even if you are not a religious person this is a nice place to visit for its history, to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Harissa, Jounieh, Lebanon

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church of Harissa is located at the top of a mountain with a beautiful view over Lebanon's coastline. You can access the church via road or by cable car up/down the mountain. Dress modestly for the visit or borrow scalves at the gate. There's...More

Thank Kellie975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you are not a religious person this is a nice place to visit for its history, to see the statue and then look around at the amazing views from up there. It has a few chapels to visit and there was always a...More

Thank umlaith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great site to visit . Beautiful view of the sea. Take your time walking around and if you are religious; go inside the church and spend some quiet time . Climb up the steps to the statue for great experience.

Thank Joe H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even you're not religious it is a place to there and it's worth to see it. At least it is for the view you have from there

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit church. Beautiful views from there. You can reach there by car or by the cable cars from maamalteine.

Thank binmahmood
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I was moved by the masterful mosaics in St Paul's. It's spectacular and I feel privileged to have seen it. The cable car ride cost $11US one way for three adults. We saw some beautiful churches and the famous Our Lady of Lebanon.

1  Thank Greasypig
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It is an interesting place with all the churches of various denominations. The giant white Virgin of Lebanon with outstretched arms can be reached by a staircase that wind around the top of the building. The place is obviously visited by pilgrim as well as...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I've been to many churches in different countries, but this one felt different and full of peace. At the beginning you must get the teleferic and go all the way up to the church. There us the biggest statue for virgin Mary in the world....More

Thank FadiSamaan
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Wonderful site to visit the day before Easter. The choir was singing and it made it even more special.

Thank bieberwm1
Reviewed 14 April 2017

​Amazing Spiritual Place​ .... this is Harissa, it is a beautiful place to visit with your family. Starting from the teleferique till the cathedral, you can live so amazing moments in only one trip: the view from the same teleferique, the view from the Harissa...More

Thank mkk76ing
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Vivian H
Is there any fees for visiting ?
14 January 2016|
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Response from A_Z_Bossaty | Reviewed this property |
no, it's free
Molani K
This place spacel for what?
23 May 2015|
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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.