Temple of Bacchus in ancient Heliopolis, modern Baalbek, Lebanon (temple built by Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD), the best preserved of the sanctuary's three temples,)

Temple of Bacchus in ancient Heliopolis, modern Baalbek, Lebanon (temple built by Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD), the best preserved of the sanctuary's three temples,)

One of my best destinations!!! I like to go back!  The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon.

One of my best destinations!!! I like to go back! The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon.

Temple of Bacchus in Baalbeck which was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Roman empire.

Temple of Bacchus in Baalbeck which was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Roman empire.

Baalbek, known as “The Landing Place” to ancient Sumerians. Megalithic ruins from 7,000 B.C.  Baalbek (Arabic: ??????) is a town in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, altitude 1,170 metres (3,840 ft), situated east of the Litani River. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the…

Baalbek, known as “The Landing Place” to ancient Sumerians. Megalithic ruins from 7,000 B.C. Baalbek (Arabic: ??????) is a town in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, altitude 1,170 metres (3,840 ft), situated east of the Litani River. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the…

Baalbek  is a town in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world, containing some of the largest and best preserved Roman ruins.

Baalbek is a town in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world, containing some of the largest and best preserved Roman ruins.

Temple of Jupiter, Baalbek, Lebanon- Maybe description of a worshiping place for the Gods?

Temple of Jupiter, Baalbek, Lebanon- Maybe description of a worshiping place for the Gods?

Temple of Bacchus, Baalbek, Lebanon. My dream is to go there one night, drink three bottles of wine, and pass out on the stone steps.

Temple of Bacchus, Baalbek, Lebanon. My dream is to go there one night, drink three bottles of wine, and pass out on the stone steps.

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