Our Lady of Lebanon, Harissa

4.7
#1 of 15 in Historic Sites in Mount Lebanon Governorate
Looking out over the bay of Jounieh toward Beirut, Our Lady of Lebanon attracts Christian and Muslim pilgrims from around the world. Standing atop a majestic spiral staircase/stone base, the 8 m (26.2 ft) bronze statue of the Virgin Mary encloses a monumental 100 seat-shrine located underneath. Ride the cable car to the top of the hill, located 650 m (2132.5 ft) above sea level, then climb the sloping 19th-century stairway to the base of the statue, where a panoramic view of the city rewards your efforts. Put Our Lady of Lebanon at the forefront of your travel plans using our Harissa sightseeing planner .
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  • This place has nice view of Beirut and the Mediterranean Sea. On a good day you can see Cyprus using some of the Binoculars that are on the viewing decks. You can either drive up here, or go to the Te...  more »
  • Positive Vibes all over the area. You can access Harissa by the only Telepherique in Lebanon down from the coast and up to the mountains where the virgin Mary status stands. you can walk the stairs up...  more »
  • Large sanctuary, involves little because it is very modern and made for a large number of people. The view from the statue is remarkable
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  • Amazing view point over the sea and city! Here it's calm and cold breeze.. it's super beautiful. If your hungry there are some restaurants.nearby.
  • One of if not my favorite places to visit in Lebanon. A sense of serene and peace overpowers you as you take the stairs leading to our lady.,The view is unmatched. A must visit if in Lebanon.
  • Nice Religious / Touristic place to visit. Whether you want to pray or enjoy the nice view from the top, it's recommended
  • It's a beautiful place. Has a great view in clear days (most times I have been there it was pretty cloudy). The church is amazing, but is closed most of the time. The statue is... A statue. I see there is religious significance, but if you're not religious you don't need to visit. It's alright. I like the space, its good for kids to run around. There is infrastructure, bars, cafes and restaurants. Oh, and there is the cable car ride, which I didn't do yet, but sounds great. The view must be even better.
  • The spirit that fills the air and the location and especially when we reached the top and see ou Lady of Harissa giving Her blessing and showing us the city from above. Fascinating
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