Temple of Bacchus

The Temple of Bacchus is part of the Baalbek temple complex located in the broad Al-biqā (Bekaa Valley), Lebanon.[1] The temple complex is considered an outstanding archaeological and artistic site of Imperial Roman Architecture and was inscribed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.[1] This monument to Bacchus is one of the best preserved and grandest Roman temple ruins; its age is unknown, but its fine ornamentation can be dated to the second century CE.

Temple of Bacchus
General information
TypeRoman temple
Architectural styleClassical
LocationBaalbek, Lebanon
Heliopolis, Roman Phoenicia
Completedlate 2nd or early 3rd century
Height31 m (102 ft)
Technical details
Size66 by 35 m (217 by 115 ft)

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