St George Maronite Cathedral
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 the Place des Martyrs has four minarets that stand 65m high. Slain former prime minister Rafiq...
St George’s 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...
Rue Gouraud, BCD · interesting places nearby
St George Maronite Cathedral information
The neoclassical facade of this 19th-century cathedral, next to the Mohammed al-Amin mosque, was inspired by the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.