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Address: Baalbeck, Lebanon
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It should be one of the wonders of the world. Beautiful and lots of history. Do not go after this review, May 2015. War between the Lebanese Army and non Lebanese militant at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

No visit to Lebanon is complete without a visit to this ancient ruin. The world bodies have not pumped in enough money to maintain this place well, but is worth a day's visit after you read up all about it on Wikipedia. Although tourist buses travel from Beirut, I was short on time and paid USD 150 roundtrip by taxi.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It should be one of the wonders of the world. Beautiful and lots of history. Do not go after this review, May 2015. War between the Lebanese Army and non Lebanese militant at the border.

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Paris
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414 helpful votes 414 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We visited the site with a local guide. It is a magnificent site, with its numerous columns and its history. It is even more interesting when you know the recent and current history and what is happening in the region.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is what the tourists want to see and seep its history when anybody comes to lebanon. This is a place which calls for a picture perfect moment. Monumental as they say.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

You don´t need to be a fan of history to realize that this is a real treat. The site have one of the worlds biggest and most complete Roman temples, the highest columns, squares, museum and much, much more. The fact that the temple is a Bacchus temple makes it even more compelling, Bacchus being the god both of wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were almost alone in this great tempel area. Our guide was knowledgeable but also a bit "silly", making jokes instead of going deeper with the history of the sight.

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Dublin
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

What an amazing, enormous and awe-inspiring temple complex! Baalbek is a must-see on any visit to Lebanon. The Temples of Jupiter and the lesser Temple of Venus opposite are monumental constructions, but the mystery is the ancient foundations upon which the complex was built. The foundation blocks of granite are the largest and most perfectly hewn on earth. How old... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

For those who love historical remains, it gona be breath taking. I visited on 25th March 2015 and there is absolutely no security problem. Its almost a 2 hrs Journey from Beirut. At check points if you are driving better to lower your side window so security guy can see your car. But nothing to worry even if you dont... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

There are not alot of places in the world that can match Baalbek. The place is magnificent, the history extends for several centuries. Absolutely stunning. I highly recommend it for everyone visiting Lebanon, quite a drive from Beirut but worth every second !!

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Dhahran, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great old ruins. It was lovely to walk around them and to imagine what it must have been like to have been there when the temples were constructed.

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