"Temple of Bel" Palmyra Things to Do Tip by June.b

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The third stop is one of the best preserved ancient structure in Palmyra is the temple of Bel. Dedicated to the Semitic god Bel, worshipped in Palmyra as Malakbel. The temple is a religiouscenter of Palmyra. The main god of the Aramaeans at Palmyra was Bol later became known as Bel by assimilation to the Babylonian god Bel-Marduk. Both gods presided over the movements of the stars.

Address: Palmyra, Syria

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  • Updated Nov 25, 2010
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