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Stone pregnant:

 

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This represents the largest stone carved stone in the world, which is located on the side of the entrance to the city of Baalbek in the east, where the Romans quarrying stones and Inanunha and market them to the right place. And the stone quarry first measured and “likable” is white and pale inclined by time and its natural elements mixed with a tan as red because of iron oxide in it, and is characterized by the quarry there is no cohesion, common long cracks which only caused by human, so note that the method of construction stone-term one “MONOLITHISME” of columns and other Phoenician remained in the country for a long time and we see in Sraein and Niha and Qsrenba. At the entrance to the quarry huddles “stone pregnant” or kiss, and removed from the three sides were still in one piece from the bottom and receive at the same seer surprise and horror, and a length of 21.50 meters and display height of 4.80 m and 4.20 m and estimated its size to 422 cubic meters and estimated weight of the “stone pregnant,” a thousand tons and was therefore considered to be the largest stone carving in the world, evidenced by the direction that he had prepared to catch Bikute three in the Temple of Jupiter in the same way, and by the same force conveyed. The second launch pad is located to the north of the structures with high hill top and twisted wrinkle Svhaa known as Gager and the stone quarry that is much firmer and cleaner and more smooth than the first was taken from him only decoration materials and decorative columns, and couches Ktejan “ENTABLEMENTS” and friezes

 

 

Seductive flour:

 

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“Seductive flour” fired by the name of the local population in Baalbek, the oldest archaeological sites in the region, and perhaps in Lebanon has regained the label the name of a type of white limestone rocks that make up the caves known Bmor flour. When fragmentation is similar to wheat flour, wheat flour. The people of Baalbek, the ancient site named seductive flour, which is in the middle of Sharawna the northern city of Baalbek. And seductive flour historic archaeological site is important, as it the only site which confirms that this spot of land was inhabited for thousands of years, with was known lithic villages. Tens of caves and caverns Bsradeb overlapping with each other and the doors are not free of geometric pattern, the way it was thousands of years ago. There are caves in the form of a square or rectangular, and is characterized by some caves Getty tables. We find also a number of drawings in the doors Kalncef ring and rectangle.. This indicates that overlap, according to experts on the social life of the population.   Experts say the state in the era of flour, although the Romans used to house thousands of workers who built the temples of Baalbek in the Romanian castle, and is likely to be effects of the caves although flour related Baalbek Bsradeb castle carved in the rock within two kilometers of tunnels extends beyond the castle towards the Sheikh Abdallah hill overlooking the temples directly

 

Heritage homes:

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Urban sites is a heritage of some houses, which includes architectural elements that indicate the passage of history and Azmawh in this city, and recall of these houses: Hotel Palmeira is a large area of an old house to pay homage to the remains of the Roman amphitheater in Baalbek, buildings, Bishop which is about 3 buildings large three layers contain all the architectural elements of the Covenants Ottoman Alintdabi. Palm House bishop who was the administrative center of the Ottoman administration and is now owned by all the Skaff. Beck’s house Ibrahim Haidar, who is known especially Bbabh carved a king Directorate General of Antiquities, Pete Beck, Rifai Abd al-Ghani, a house of one of the ancient nobles of the city is still within the property of Al-Rifai, the home of poet Khalil, a bishop in the Christian district where a number of traditional houses of the same historical period .The city is full of dirt and stone houses that are the most important architectural Hsalip cultural heritage of the city. I have fallen several civic monuments and palaces: homes are also under attack, the Israeli enemy and recall the most important of which pay tribute to Vtendq Khawam by the Germans before the war Ablmip the first machine and destroyed the Israeli crime. The project of cultural heritage and urban development neighborhood heritage restoration of the castle near the Al Al-Shiah and serves as a place teeming with newcomers to see this legacy and social benefit and economic development. Among the most important heritage sites is the old market, which is located next to the castle. The people of Baalbek tell the news, and especially the difficult days that have passed through the tragedies of Baalbek in the days of Ottoman rule and the wars of the First World and the second, but this remains a working cultural heritage manifestations such as stories in popular and colloquial, poetry and prose, dance and other Filoklori.

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Water channels

Romanian water channels remained in use until early in this century has allowed some modifications and repairs carried out through the ages to continue to use, but no technical or planning to change the Romans to have these channels Arab travelers who visited Baalbek in the Middle Ages for the arrival of running water to every house from the houses.

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Dome Dorjs

Likely date of this shrine to the Ayyubid period and had a dome above the eight columns of red granite, located on the left of the city’s southern entrance, in an area full of buildings, today, after having been in the past a great cemetery trace their origins to the Roman era

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Spring Ras al-Bayada, and the temple

Spring is “the head of the eye” to the south-east of the city, and was once believed some of the needs of the city of water. Still retains some of the surrounding ancient structures, including the remains of a small Roman shrine and some basis on which they are part of the equipment set up to adjust the water exits.

 


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Cathedral of St. Barbara

The most important of the Cathedral of St. Barbara, which is the property to stop the Roman Catholic community in Baalbek, the Church of St. George, Church of Our Lady of aid.

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Dome Amjad

On a hill, “Sheikh Abdullah” overlooking the south of Baalbek, the Dome of the mosque consists of a small angle, and the tomb of Sheikh “Abdullah Aliui” who know the hill its name. This dome built in the days of “King Bahram Shah Amjad” grandchild, “Saladin” which the Crown Baalbek between 1182 and 1230 AD, and built of stone structure “Mercury” soon.

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Dome Alsaidyn

At a distance from the gate Romanian domed shrine consists of two rooms, built in 1409. At the time of the Sultan, “al-Nasir Faraj,” to be a dumping ground for the Sultanate’s Congress in Baalbek.


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Mosque of Imam Hussein (AS)

There are also other effects of Ras al-collector and collector of the river and Hanbali Mosque and Mosque jewelers, most of these mosques, a long-standing and goes back to the Mamluk era. There are also shrines of the denominator “Dome Alsaidyn” and “Dome of Amjad.” .The Baalbek, filled with a certain width of history and events Bttiyath

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The great Umayyad Mosque

The great Umayyad Mosque, which was renovated with the contribution of the Hariri Foundation and make it a mosque religious festivals (Ramadan and Eid Al Adha) is the property of the Islamic Waqf.

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Ms. Mazar’s daughter Khawla

Ms. Mazar’s daughter Khawla Hussein bin Ali bin Abi Talib has been magnified this shrine and make it a meeting point for all entrants to the visit of the parties to the world and is managed by the Commission of the elders here possession of the Shia community and religious groups.


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