Temple of Bel
There’s no entry fee and no opening hours for the ruins, although three sites (the Temple of Bel, the Theatre and Elahbel, one of the...
The ruined area to the left immediately after passing through the arch of the Great Colonnade is a small trapezoidal temple built in the...
On the north side of the great colonnaded way, four columns standing forward of the line of the portico announce the location of what...
Temple of Bel information
The single most impressive part of the ruins and the most complete structure is this temple, also known as the Sanctuary of Bel. Although very little is known about Palmyra's deities, Bel is assumed to be the most important of the gods in the Palmyrene pantheon, the equivalent of the Greek Zeus or Roman Jupiter.