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St.George’s Monastery

St.George’s Monastery

Saint George Monastery or Deir Mar Georges is a historic Greek Orthodox monastery in the village of al-Mishtaya in Homs Governorate in northwestern Syria. Probably the monastery was built over remains of an ancient statue of the god Homerus by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I sometime in the 5th century. The modern church was rebuilt in 1857 AD.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Homs Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 5th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

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I visited this place and it was an amazing experience
02-04-2018 [Rajwa kayali]