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Address: Baalbeck, Lebanon
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We took the tour with Nakhal tours and visited Baalbeck in the morning. It was really amazing, the history, the culture and all the people that visited Lebanon (from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour with Nakhal tours and visited Baalbeck in the morning. It was really amazing, the history, the culture and all the people that visited Lebanon (from the Phoenicians, to the Romans and Byzantines) This place captures you with its history! A must SEE!!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Assured of the safety of visiting Baalbek with a local driver, the site is well worth the visit. One of the most complete ancient temple complexes anywhere in the world, Baalbek rivals any of the great archaeological sites in the region. We had the site to ourselves.. tourism throughout the whole Middle East is suffering the consequences of the regional... More 

Thank AndrewA64
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot to witness and learn in Baalbek. For me it is the best preserved archeological site in Lebanon & the most interesting!! The entrance to the archeological site is 6 $ for Lebanese and 10 $ for foreigners!! If you are really into ancient history, civilizations and archeology than Baalbek will be a pleasurable and beneficial visit.... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like everyone else on the review... One has to visit the site to realize how Breath-taking they are and how Under-rated the ruins are! The place is Magical! The temples the columns .... The temple of Mars, Jupiter and Venus ... The 5 Iconic pillar (the tallest in the world) have withstood 3 earthquakes. Unfortunately the conflict in neighboring Syria... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled here in 1998 and I have to tell you: I've been all over the world and these were the most stunning ruins I've ever seen.

Thank Joseph R
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Nothing compares to the sun city! It is overwhelming in its ruins. The huge pillars, the temple of Bacchus and the museum. Do get a guide to give you the interesting details about life back then. Do not leave Baalbeck without visiting the souks and having lunch at Al Ajami - sfiha, salad and main dish of the day.

Thank Loulwa_Kaloyeros
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Really amazing place that anyone who visit Lebanon cannot miss this place. How to get in ? From Beirut mini van or mini bus 5000 lira direct and it will leave you front of temple. The same for coming back last bus I think 4pm be careful. Apparently no student discount. After you can have a walk in the souk.

Thank FelipeMegu
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

the place is far from beirut; but it is amazing; the roman temple is still intact, and many pillars are still here. even better then acropolis !

Thank Chris K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Baalbeck doesn't take the attention that it deserves. It has one of the biggest temples of the Roman Empire and the biggest outside of Rome. Empressive!

Thank MG70
Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

A unique place. Very impressive, but because of the situation in this area you will be surprised to see how few tourists visit this site. Even if it floats in the air a sense of uncertainty, you really must visit this place. A very few things exceeding in grandeur the Baalbek.

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