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this place is amazing, the wonders of how they built these. Take the guide, they are very informative.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 August 2012
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

this place is amazing, the wonders of how they built these. Take the guide, they are very informative.

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Tallahassee, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

You have to see this! It is better than any other ruins I have ever seen and I have seen many. I would go back/

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

This is the most impressive site to visit in Lebanon in my opinion. I have been a few times, but each time it gets better. I recommend hiring one of the guides that hang out around the gate, you will enjoy the experience much more. They usually hire around $20 regardless of the size of your group and the tour... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012

These ruins are very nice and well worth a visit. They are amongst the best kept Roman Ruins in the world. Try to go at the time of the Baalbek Festivals in July. It gets hot during the day but cool at night.

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Middle East
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

I went to Baalbeck ruins, which is one of Lebanon's greatest Roman Treasures, during April 2012, which was an excellent timing as the weather was nice and convenient to do the long walk in the ruins and see the temple. I enjoyed my visit to the ruins because of the long drive (it depends on which area you are going... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2012

The ride from Beirut is over 2 hours. The temple was really nice but it was Hot. The tunnel leading out was amazing the way it was cooled naturally considering the heat outside. Must visit when in lebanon.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

This is a must if you are visiting Lebanon. Is the most famous tourist area and they have tours all the time. They are huge roman ruins that you can walk thru. Be aware of the vendors that are ready to attack as soon as they see tourist.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

Get a good English speaking guide to take you around or you'll miss out! We had a good guide and the guides go for around 20 USDollars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

Well worth a visit to this amazing site. I couldn´t get over how big the place is, we spent around 3 hours just wandering and taking photos. Not much info around but in the small museum there are more details. Very hot in summer so take plenty of water!

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Hell, null, Cayman Islands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2012

i find it very far ,but beautiful ,u have to visit that place at least once ..part of lebanon.enough for tonight ,see u soon:)

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