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Address: Baalbeck, Lebanon
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Massive Roman Tempes

This is a truly impressive site. The Temple is the largest extant Roman temple in the world. Against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains, it is truly remarkable. Enjoy the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Amman, Jordan
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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a truly impressive site. The Temple is the largest extant Roman temple in the world. Against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains, it is truly remarkable. Enjoy the trip up the Bekaa Valley through "Hezbollah-stan"!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to experience first hand unrestricted access to ancient temples without queues or thousand of other people around then Baalbeck Temps are waiting for you.

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Abington, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice tour of the ruins by Mohamed. He was helpful and friendly and was able to answer questions we had. These ruins are impressive and worth the longish trip out of Beirut. However, the views of Mt Lebanon (snow!) and the valley are stunning and worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No words will describe the experience! Must see! And for lunch visit the "Durgham bakery" for famous Baalbeck sfeha (meat pies)

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baalbek is a must-see place in Lebanon. it is located at the north of Bekaa, one-hour & a half out of Beirut, perfect for one day trip to the remains of the most preserved roman temples in the world. Baalbek, with its enormous structures, is one of the finest examples of Imperial Roman architecture. Don't miss to taste the Baalbeki... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Baalbek is a long way out of Beirut, but it definitely worth visiting the remains of the roman temples, this place is not the easiest to get to, but there are some bus companies and taxis that take you there but not that cheap. This place is stunning, worth having a tour guide show you around who knows their stuff,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

This place is not the easiest to get to, but there are some bus companies and taxis that take you there but not that cheap. But wow, this place is stunning, worth having a tour guide show you around who knows their stuff, our bus tour had one. Excellent trip!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We started from the Cornish (Sea front drive) in Beirut were people were water skiing, traveled up over the mountains (were the Pines of Lebanon are found), went through a snow fall, saw snow skiers, went down into the Bakaa valley, toured the Roman ruins there, and returned the same way. Took a cab service called “Service’ “, which runs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We went as a group of 4 and loved it! Getting a tour guide is worth the extra money to get the most out of the ruins. It was so neat being able to walk in the ruins and touch the buildings! There was free parking and bathrooms that were nice. Finding the entrance was s little tricky but locals... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

The journey to get here from Beirut was an experience in itself. We had to pass through numerous military checkpoints and several Syrian refugees camps but once we had arrived, the sheer beauty of this place was unmatched. The magnificent Roman temples were simply Wow! I love history and this was like a 'Christmas present'. I enjoyed every minute of... More 

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