Our Lady of Lebanon, Harissa

4.7
#1 of 14 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 is a mountain top religious site accessed by cable car or by car. The main attraction is the striking statue of Our Lady of Lebanon. Then there is a church and the Cathedral. The latter is of a....  more »
  • I loved the drive to this place. It is high up so you get to see the surrounding area. Photos are great from here but I was a bit underwhelmed by the site.I would go again for the drive and all you....  more »
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  • Our Lady Of Lebanon is a popular place to visit for millions of faithful both Christians and Muslims from all over the world. The location is stunning. “Peace” is the word to describe the mood. The view is also amazing Recommending the usage of the “téléphérique” for an overview and a fantastic experience to reach Our Lady Of Lebanon.
  • The souvenir shop on the way out is also very nice and has a lot of variety of items to buy. I highly recommend this place to visit
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