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A very calm and religious site

In harissa you can have a religious visit while also enjoying the breathtaking views over looking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark E
via mobile
Great View

I liked the tour of the virgin. Is a place where the view of the city is magnificent. The church is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adrian F
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Paris, France
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  • Average6%
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“cable car” (16 reviews)
“jounieh bay” (12 reviews)
“virgin mary” (12 reviews)
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Harissa, Jounieh, Lebanon
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"cable car"
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"jounieh bay"
in 12 reviews
"virgin mary"
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"once a year"
in 2 reviews
"holy place"
in 8 reviews
"nice view"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 6 reviews
"souvenir shop"
in 5 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"modern church"
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"visit lebanon"
in 3 reviews
"bronze statue"
in 2 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 2 reviews
"amazing views"
in 2 reviews
"harissa"
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"lady"
in 27 reviews
"beirut"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In harissa you can have a religious visit while also enjoying the breathtaking views over looking jounieh bay and if the weather is good you can also see beirut city

Thank Mark E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the tour of the virgin. Is a place where the view of the city is magnificent. The church is small but is beautiful as well. I know is a habit of a lot of christian people but if they continue writing names and...More

Thank Adrian F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still in love with the view from this place. You see jonieh from there and Beirut. The perfect view is at day but more romantic and you can enjoy the lights of the city at night! But the restaurants near the place area are not...More

Thank Alzahraa M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can not go to Beirut without going to Harissa & see “Our lady of Lebanon” .. you take the téléférique up there then a tram.. where you go to a place of splendid sights & natural views.. & the great statue of Virgin Mary.....More

Thank Marian N
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Should go.. Climb up for mesmerizing view of Beirut.. but i think to go there by car will be much easier..

Thank alina6240
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

-i recommend to rent a car and go by urself take the telefrique -views are amazing -dont eat and their restaurents..they r expensive and not so good

1  Thank mohamedsolly
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Situated on top of a mountain people from all over Lebanon and the world go up to Harissa to visit and enjoy the scenery. Views overlooking the coast of Jounieh are breathtaking. You can also take the stairs and go even further up for better...More

Thank TheUrbanPotato
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We assisted to a Sunday service, very deep feeling, even if you do not understand the language. We also visited Ancient Russian Icons exposition.

Thank larkakulik
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Each time I visit Lebanon I must Visit with my Family some important Religious Sanctuaries like St Charbel,St Refqua & Harissa..As explained before this Holy Place attracts a lot of believers from All religions as our Virgin’s Mary Cathedral (Our Lady of Lebanon)and her Big...More

1  Thank Basil M
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The church is situated on top of a very high mountain and you have got to take the telefreak to reach up there ..this is a nice ride by itself. Once you land there you take either a lift or climb stairs to reach the...More

Thank Amr L
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Vivian H
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Response from Ahmed Z | Reviewed this property |
no, it's free
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Molani K
24 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.
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