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Jupiter & Bacchus
Lebanon

Towering over Baalbek, the Roman temple complex is considered the world’s largest and most intact.

Temple of Jupiter: The temples 22-m high columns dwarf the 7.5 meter-high pillars of the Acropolis in Athens

Temple of Bacchus: Used as a fort in Mameluk times, the temple dedicated to the God of Wine is largely intact

Copyright: Melkan Bassil
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Uploaded: 14/06/2010
Updated: 18/09/2014
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Tags: historic; monuments; roman; largest; temples; pillars; baalbek; baalbeck; bekaa; architecture; complex; lebanon; acropolis; athens
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