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Our Lady of Ilige

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Mayfouq, Jbeil district

Located in Byblos (Jbeil), in the north, the village of Mayfouk, has an old church known as The Chapel of Saydet Elige. It architecture is quite simple with stones that are somewhat crudely set. The church seems to date back from the 13th century and was restored in 1747. During its time this church served as the seat of the Maronite patriarchs.