Maronite Cathedral of St George
The Cardo Maximus, evocative remains of a Roman-era market area should not be missed.
Mohammed al-Amin Mosque
This unmistakable blue-domed mosque near Martyrs Sq was built between 2002 and 2007, and has four minarets standing 65m high. Slain...
St George Greek Orthodox Cathedral
This church in the Place d’Étoile was built in 1767, and is one of the oldest buildings in the city. In 1975, during the civil war, a...
Situated downtown, Al-Balad remains ever-popular. With traditional Lebanese cooking prepared to its own special recipes, this is one of...
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Maronite Cathedral of St George information
The neoclassical facade of this late-19th-century cathedral, next to the Mohammed al-Amin mosque, was inspired by the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. It's the base of the city's Maronite archdiocese.