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The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Bechouat

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Bechouat

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Bechouat is a Marian shrine (dedicated to the Virgin Mary) located in the village of Bechouat in the Baalbek-Hermel Governorate of Lebanon. A Byzantine wooden icon of the Virgin Mary was discovered in a deep cave in 1741 AD, a church was built over the cave, and since then the church has become a place of pilgrimage.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: Baalbek-Hermel Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 18th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

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