Mystery Type: Site

Mystery Name: Baalbek

Latitude: 34.004887

Longitude: 36.203072

Country: Lebanon

Place Name: Baalbeck Temple, Baalbek District, Gouvernement Bekaa, Libanon

Approved: Yes


The biggest quarried stone blocks worldwide can be found here. The largest block weights 1242 tons. The foundation of the later Roman temple is made of such gigantic blocks. How did an ancient culture move them?

Unsolved Mysteries:
Who built it?, Which kind of technology has been used?, How has it been built?, When has it been built?, Who built it?

Proven Facts: Incredible weights have been moved and placed, We could not move it today

Type: Megalithic

Culture: Ancient Phoenicia

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Author Publication Publication Link
Erich von Däniken SAGENHAFTE ZEITEN – Magazin (DE)



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This mystery has been reported by Lobcor on 07/19/2016

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