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Churches of Harissa

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Address: Harissa, Jounieh, Lebanon

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Amazing church buildings in this area

There are a number of amazing religious buildings of various faiths in the Harissa area. They exist very peacefully together thus allowing visitors to experience the beauty of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 December 2016
Tony W

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

There are a number of amazing religious buildings of various faiths in the Harissa area. They exist very peacefully together thus allowing visitors to experience the beauty of each faiths place of worship. Worth visiting the area.

Thank Tony W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is one of the most beautiful landmarks I have ever been to. There is a hiking trail "Darb el Sama" which takes one from the coast to this exact location. The trail starts from Sahel Alma. It's a hike that takes about 1-2 hours and is advanced due to the inclination of the mountain. HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT.

Thank Greg K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

if you are already on the top of the hill you might want to say some prayers at the churches. churches has regular masses along the week during different timings and off the masses you can go into the church to have your own prayers.

Thank Ramy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

You need to visit. Unique. The area is sacred. Need to visit and praise God for the beauty of the place and the peace that it can offer for the mind and soul.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We arrived this place by taking the cable car, and it was Sunday morning, there was a service going inside. It was amazing to see the service conducted in Arabic and with Arabic style music. The church itself is a wonderful modern architecture to visit.

Thank Ge G
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

an exeption from my food-related review. I visited Harissa during my last stay in lebanon, and I was just positively impressed by the gathering of poeple of all sort of religions, escoecially I loved to see Christian and Muslim together, all for praying the Virgin mary Our Lady of Lebanon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great Churches here in Harissa. Must visit for the believers and a must for architecture lovers. A great place for a few hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My son and had a great time and really enjoyed the experience!! However it was a very hot day, but that didn't stop us.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I like the area ....the weather was wonderful ...i liked the sounds ...i put candles with sweet wishes ...

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is one of my favorite spiritual and religious spots in the country. When standing at the feet of the Virgin Mary statue at the top I feel transported. I like visiting Harissa at night when there is low foot fall, and no tourists. It helps me focus on my prayers. This sanctuary is a must visit for prayers only... More 

Thank Manuel M

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