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Beautiful monastery for quiet contemplation or meditation.

Beautiful monastery for quiet contemplation or meditation. Try to go when it's not packed. Avoid... read more

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Apar L
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Beautiful religious sette

The monestary of St. Maron is a simple but beautiful place. Its simple design and architecture adds... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Byblos, Lebanon
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful monastery for quiet contemplation or meditation. Try to go when it's not packed. Avoid the 22 of each month.

Thank Apar L
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The monestary of St. Maron is a simple but beautiful place. Its simple design and architecture adds to its solemnity. A very nice chapel for worshiping. A small area for baptism which we observed. The museum shows the of life of St. Charbel. Very nice...More

Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This monastery once had Saint Charbel living inside it and celebrating holy masses. The place is really holy but it might get too overcrowded sometimes and unfortunately, people don’t respect the place as they should. If you come to pray, you might explore a beautiful...More

1  Thank MixaylB
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The convent hosts the tomb and life of Saint Charbel, the most famous of Lebanese Saints. His reputation is world-wide which led Saint Patrick Cathedral to host a shrine in his name inside the Cathedral in New York City. To visit the place where he...More

1  Thank johndA7803EA
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We always visit this Monastery and assist Mass in the Small church Always crowded also the Monastery especially on Sundays ..we had with us my son his wife and grand daughters.. Children were amazed to visit for the first time St Charbel Tomb ".

1  Thank Basil M
Reviewed 18 November 2017

St. CHARBEL is our local hero Saint who became a global Saint with his healing miracles reaching all corners of the world. St. Charbel Annaya is a place of pilgrimage and a national shrine for all people of all faiths to visit, reach out and...More

4  Thank joelD6647EQ
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It’s a lovely, holy and peaceful monastery. Fabulous views. I could easily live there forever. It’s a nice Christian site. There are 2 churches, museum, a nice restaurant, toilets, souvenir shops. One can park there, but on Sundays, it’s a bit difficult if one is...More

1  Thank Greta H
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Its a holy place and Its worth to go there. Entrance is Free. But on sunday it is exttremely busy so I recommand another day to visit this place. As this is really high on the mountain, don't forget your jacket, Its really cold there.

2  Thank Angelique d
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Known locally as internationally for his many miracles til this date, you may check website. His life was not easy working and living in the field with altitude of minimum 1, 250 km from sea level. Snow and cold during winter season (Dec-Feb), mild weather...More

2  Thank Mirna A
Reviewed 9 June 2017

a special place not to miss visiting for those who have a catholic faith or not...you can pray in peace and meet other believers...

1  Thank Gina Ramia D
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