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Museums of Beirut Day Tour
"Enjoy a fascinating introduction to Lebanon's vibrant history. The National Museum of Beirut holds countless treasures through which you will witness the living proof to the country's rich heritage. Mim gets its name from the 24th letter of the Arab precisely because it is the first letter of the Arabic words for museum minerals and mines. The museum exhibits more than 1400 minerals representing around 300 different species from over 61 countries. Then we will head to Lebanon’s central bank Museum where you will know more about the central bank’s roles and responsibilities in keeping the stability of the Lebanese economy and financial system.The last destination is a walk in Hamra streets where we will encounter shops restaurants
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Small Group Tour to Biblical Highlights of the Galilee from Jerusalem
"After you have been picked up from your hotel in Jerusalem drive to Tel-Aviv to start your exciting full day tour to the north visiting Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee. You will then be driven along the coast to visit the city of Nazareth where Jesus spent his childhood. Proceed to Tiberias and visit the history and the Jordan River. It is here that Jesus is said to have been baptized. Before ending your day and returning to point of departure you will stop to visit the famous baptismal site at Yardenit. Having followed in the footsteps of Christ you will be returned to the point of departure.""""Enjoy a fascinating full day trip to Israel's biblical highlights of the north visiting the town where Jesus spent his childhood
From $95.00
 
Hot Air Balloon Flight Including Champagne Gourmet Breakfast and Souvenirs
"Travel the winds with this bestseller package. Imagine morning breeze caressing your face while standing in a field in a beautiful valley the first rays of the morning sun through the trees and you standing in front of a giant hot air balloon high in the air! Ready to take you on a journey with the winds you are invited into the balloons basket.You will be instructed to meet the team at the 'take off' location. First of all you will see the city of Nazareth mount. Gilboa the kingdom of Jordan and much more. After the amazing flight you will enjoy the opening ceremony of a traditional bottle of champagne after landing. You will then have a picnic in nature with rich and luxurious breakfast with a unique menu in the landin
From $225.00

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The Temple of Bacchus

By far one of the best preserved temples from the Graeco-Roman world, perhaps second only to the Pantheon in Rome, the Temple of Bacchus is the gem of Baalbek today. Despite its great proportions,...
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The Propylaea

A grand (restored) stairway leads up to the Propylaea, the impressive entrance to the Baalbek Acropolis and its Temple of Jupiter. The Propylaea is set between two towers and had a colonnaded portico...
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The Oval Forecourt

A large paved Oval Forecourt preceded the Propylaea and the entrance to the Acropolis of Baalbek. This forecourt functioned as a gathering place before entering the temple's enclosure when important...
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Temple of Bacchus

Adjacent to the Temple of Jupiter is the Temple of Bacchus. Although it is known as the Small Temple, it is actually bigger that the Parthenon in Greece. There are marvellous carvings that still...
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Entering Balbeck's Roman Ruins

As you alight from your car to enter Baalbeck's Roman ruins, you'll be surrounded by street vendors offering you souvenirs, guide books, Lebanese costumes, antique coins etc. Indulge them if you will...
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The Trilithon Legend

One of the astonishing facts about the Temple of Jupiter is that it sits on top of the largest building stones ever used in our history. Not seen from within the temple, but supposedly visible from...
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Churches of Baalbek

Despite being a majority Shiite town, Baalbek does have a Christian presence. There are a couple of noticeable churches (and a convent?), at least one of which is dedicated to Saint Barbara, the...
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The Town of Baalbek

Beyond the impressive archaeological ruins and few historic buildings, Baalbek seems to have little to offer the visitor (One exception is the Baalbek International Festival, which takes place in the...
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Another Roman Colonnade

The remains of yet another colonnaded road can be found in the archaeological area just outside the Acropolis. This one is a corner and represents the intersection of two roads; the straight road that...
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Baalbek's Roman Colonnade

A well preserved section of a double colonnade of Corinthian columns, dating from Roman times, lies to the south of the Acropolis of Baalbek. The beautiful colonnade is visible from the car park by...
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Baalbek In 250 AD

At the entrance of the site, you will find a poster showing a drawing of what the Acropolis of Baalbek might have looked like in its glory days. It was sketched by German archaeologists who first...
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The Temple of Venus in 250 AD

A sketch of the Temple of Venus, as it might have been in 250 AD, can be found just outside the archaeological area. It was drawn by German archaeologists in the 19th century and gives a good...
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The Temple of Venus

Just outside the Acropolis of Baalbek is a separate archaeological area. In the back of it rises the small, yet beautiful, Temple of Venus. Completed in the 3rd century AD, this interesting temple was...
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Baalbek's Graffiti

In the late 19th century, Baalbek began to draw travellers from Europe and around the region. These earliest tourists left their mark on the stone structures, particularly the Temple of Bacchus, by...
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