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“roman ruins” (53 reviews)
“day trip” (21 reviews)
“bacchus temple” (16 reviews)
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Baalbeck, Lebanon
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"roman ruins"
in 53 reviews
"day trip"
in 21 reviews
"bacchus temple"
in 16 reviews
"visiting lebanon"
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"bekaa valley"
in 24 reviews
"two hours"
in 10 reviews
"local guide"
in 9 reviews
"small museum"
in 9 reviews
"mind blowing"
in 9 reviews
"amazing site"
in 9 reviews
"t shirts"
in 12 reviews
"international festival"
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"in addition"
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"turkey"
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"ancient world"
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"sheer size"
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"tour group"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What an amazing place - it is mind blowing - The Temple of Jupiter is enormous and this is one of those visits you will never forget. We had a fantastic guide and just loved this visit. Lebanon is such a fabulous destination. Loved it.

Thank AnnaDominica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked the visit and the touristic guide full of educational information. The tour was short 45 minutes, I wish it could be longer to see more of the place.

Thank Hiba H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had the privilege of visiting the great Roman cities of Sabrata, Leptis Magna, Carthage and Jerash. The size, scale and precision of Baalbek dwarves the rest. Amazing site, when you visit consider how a traveller, 2,000 year ago, would react upon experiencing these...More

Thank Rupert D
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Quite a drive from the coastal towns of Byblos or Beirut (took us about 3 hours over the mountain range) but an interesting drive and well worth the effort. The beauty of visiting sites in Lebanon is that there are very few tourists so you...More

1  Thank ElmaLovesTravel
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I visited the temples of Baalbek (Venus, Bacchus, and Jupiter) with “Tour Beirut”. The temple of Bacchus is the Roman temple with the largest roman columns ever built! Do not buy roman coins (they’re fake!) PS. Ask your driver/guide to take you to the stone...More

Thank Alzahraa M
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The temples of Baalbek are magnificent for its scale, in the case of the temple of Jupiter or its state of conservation in the case of the "temple of Bacchus". However the colunata of the temple of Jupiter, which had the tallest columns of the...More

1  Thank FernandoAlmeida2013
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

The largest Roman temple ever built , the largest megalith ( 1000 tons ) in the world . Lovely people , almost no tourists . In incredible state of preservation .

1  Thank seriouslyours
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We went on a day tour from Beirut, crossing the mountains to get here, passing the ski resorts then descending through the fields of medical grade marijuana (I assume) and then entering Baalbek. On the way to the temple we passed the quarry, where one...More

2  Thank RDyhr
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

One of the most amazing experiences I have experienced. Breataking views with a touch of history. A must see in your lifetime!

Thank JenLynnZ
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Writing another review almost seems superfluous as this must be the most important site in the whole country, and one of the greatest in the the Middle East. It is a pity that at the moment, and possibly until this time next year, that the...More

2  Thank DougF45
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Davis F
14 October 2017|
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Response from winstoncraven | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a way to Baalbek without getting a guide,you can rent a driver to get you there and he'll stay with you until you finish your trip there,if you want you can text me Whatsapp and i will try my best to give you... More
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DukeTroy
Salaam, All! I'm trying to decide if I ought to include the Temples of Baalbek ruins in my Lebanon itinerary despite having visited a good number of ancient ruins scattered across the Mediterranean and North America in the last three years. I'm hoping some of the experienced travellers here can opine? Here are the details: I'll be in Lebanon next month, and will have time in my itinerary to visit the capital, the coastal cities from Tripoli in the north to Tyre in the south, as well as an extra day to saunter out east to visit Baalbek. However, in the last three years or so, I've visited a good number of ruin sites, and really want to diversify my travel experiences. If the legendary Temple of Baalbek site is simply another ruin site to check off a list, then perhaps it is not for me. That said, I'm well aware that every ruin site is different and it is therefore possible to have visited a good number in the recent past and still extract value and enjoyment from yet another. Would this be so in my case with a visit to Baalbek? My past three-year ruins itinerary includes some of the ancient Roman cities of Northern Algeria; some sites in Northern and Central Tunisia; a few Mayan pyramids and temples in Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico; along with the usual suspects in Rome and around. Keen to learn your thoughts on this, and thanks in advance to all those who take the time to respond. :-)
2 January 2017|
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Response from Frank H | Reviewed this property |
Baalbeck Temples is a league of their own. it's a must for anyone who is interested in history and archeology. it is beautiful and majestic. see it and you'll thank me! !!!
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bigshowgeer
30 July 2016|
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Response from Florence B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you should drive yourself in Lebanon. To go to Baalbek you have to cross several checkpoints. I felt that the situation was very unstable there. We used a great driver who is also a guide. Adel Nayfeh his... More
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