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Churches of Harissa, Jounieh

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Towering over Jounieh Bay, Churches of Harissa remain a popular pilgrimage spot. Known for the shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Lebanon, the patron saint of the country, Christians and Muslims alike flock to the scenic hilltop village to pay their respects to the Virgin Mary, whose likeness is immortalized in a massive, 8.5 m (28 ft) tall bronze statue that sits on top of the revered shrine. You can reach the village by car, or take a cable car ride, enjoying panoramic views of the bay along the way. A Maronite Christian cathedral stands adjacent to the shrine, while a number of other churches are located nearby, including a Greek Melkite basilica. By using our Jounieh trip itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Churches of Harissa and other attractions in Jounieh.
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  • 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 wor...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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...  more »