Temple of Bacchus
The Temple of Bacchus is part of the Baalbek temple complex located in the broad Al-biqā (Bekaa Valley), Lebanon. 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. 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|
Heliopolis, Roman Phoenicia
|Completed||late 2nd or early 3rd century|
|Height||31 m (102 ft)|
|Size||66 by 35 m (217 by 115 ft)|