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The Syrian Catholic Church
The first church to be built by the Syrian Catholics in 1841, located in Ras Al-Grayyeh opposite of Shorjah market place between the Latin and the Chaldean Churches. Later on, it was named The Virgin Mary Church and was re-opened in 1863. The interior of the church as well as its altars are decorated with ornaments. Its main door is considered a masterpiece of workman ship and precision in wood engraving.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust
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