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Address: Baalbeck, Lebanon
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The Best thing to see in Lebanon

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Beirut, Lebanon
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Stockholm, Sweden
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10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Baalbek is by far the most amazing site my eyes have ever laid on. It's just stunning. It is far more grand and breathtaking than any ancient ruin you can find in Europe. Definitely a gem!! Can't wait to go back!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

There are very, very few sites on the planet that are more awe inspiring than Ba'albek. This place was magnificent. I think I paid too much - $120 - for the driver out here from Beirut, but it was awesome. Stop by Ksara vineyard en route, and enjoy. Hezbollah runs the Beqaa' Valley, and are very visible in the area.... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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77 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Phenomenal experience to view these amazing ruins. I would even go as far as to say they rival those in Rome! I would recommend to take a guide. The site is not really wheelchair friendly. Lots of stairs to be negotiated. Amazing photo opportunities. Very safe!

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