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    Temple of Bel

    • Tadmur, Syria
    • Temple of Bel$$
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      White Temple - the largest construction Palmyra. The temple is dedicated to the local supreme deity - lord of thunder and lightning.

      The temple is considered the city's main shrine. It was built in 32 AD. The temple complex included a yard with a fence, ritual bath, the altar and the temple itself. The entrance was decorated with eight-propylaea towers on either side. Architecture Temple has incorporated Greco-Roman and Eastern tradition.

      Now the temple there were only ruins, which dominate the square courtyard surrounded by columns. Despite this church still impresses visitors with its grandeur and monumentality.

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