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Address: Baalbeck, Lebanon
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the largest temples in the world , there are 3 of them which still in very good condition, jupiter , Bacchus and Venus .

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Baalbeck, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the largest temples in the world , there are 3 of them which still in very good condition, jupiter , Bacchus and Venus .

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

These are some of the best Roman ruins I have seen outside of Italy. It is a must do for someone visiting Lebanon and you will not be disappointed.

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Beijing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This visit exceeded our expectations. We visited the ruins of the ancient City of the Sun and we were awed by its grandeur. The site was totally uncrowded. We only ran into a few tourists. The temples must have been colossal judging from the huge columns. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Took many photographs and lingered for a few hours.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a definite MUST see in Lebanon. Baalbek is in the Bekaa valley where the real Lebanon lies. Great Roman ruins I saw the temple of Jupiter and temple of Bacchus. The temples are in such brilliant shape aswell. A must see tour,

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a MUST see in Lebanon. The temples are in good shape given the age. You will be in awe as you enter this site. Be sure to take some time to soak it all in. The area is deemed unsafe due to security concerns, but we didn't feel any of that. Be sure you are traveling with experts.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will feel transported by the ruins ...No guide but you can buy a leaflet at the entry in which you will find everything you need to know. Bacchus's temple is amazing. Kids & parents loved the trip.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't come here! The ruins are nice and well, but the city is very dangerous. I wish someone warned us not to go there, it's only 5KM away from Syria, it's plagued by gangs, terrorists and explosions. The city has no electricity at night!! And no pedestrians. (Something about a chronic infrastructure mismanagement). It's surrounded by so many army check... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best historical venues I've been to. And I've been to a lot. This place is massive. A must do! Please pack lists of water. Baalbek - City of the sun. A true meaning. Very hot in summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The moment you enter the temple of Baalbek, you'd feel that the harsh reality of conflict and violence nearby the Syrian border is separated from this peaceful quiet ancient world. Many people have warned me that it is dangerous to make a visit to Baalbek, but I can't resist to visit this one of the best well maintained ancient ruins... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a day to spend time here - one of the best preserved/reconstructed sites in the Middle East. Known to many as Heliopolis, the temples of Bacchus, Jupiter and Venus are being restored and with Mount Lebanon and the wineries of Zahle nearby, this a great combination for a day away from Beirut. We hired a driver for $120 US... More 

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