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,)

The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon.

The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon.

Heliopolis (Baalbek) Lebanon - Roman ruins. ... #Rome #Architecture #RomanArchitecture #AncientRome #Design

Heliopolis (Baalbek) Lebanon - Roman ruins. ... #Rome #Architecture #RomanArchitecture #AncientRome #Design

Shell seat The Great Court at Baalbek - Lebanon

Shell seat The Great Court at Baalbek - Lebanon

Temple of Bacchus and Jupiter, Baalbek-Heliopolis | Baalbek est l’ancienne Héliopolis des Romains. Aujourd’hui, la ville moderne, chef-lieu du district de Baalbek, au Liban, compte environ 80 000 habitants, majoritairement chiites. Wikipédia

Temple of Bacchus and Jupiter, Baalbek-Heliopolis | Baalbek est l’ancienne Héliopolis des Romains. Aujourd’hui, la ville moderne, chef-lieu du district de Baalbek, au Liban, compte environ 80 000 habitants, majoritairement chiites. Wikipédia

12 Monuments historiques dont le mystère n’a toujours pas été percé

12 Monuments historiques dont le mystère n’a toujours pas été percé

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.

The greatest of the Baalbek stones, perhaps 1200 tons ... Why these stones are such an enigma to contemporary scientists, both engineers and archaeologists alike, is that their method of quarrying, transportation and precision placement is beyond the technological ability of any known ancient or modern builders.

The greatest of the Baalbek stones, perhaps 1200 tons ... Why these stones are such an enigma to contemporary scientists, both engineers and archaeologists alike, is that their method of quarrying, transportation and precision placement is beyond the technological ability of any known ancient or modern builders.

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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