Temple of Eshmun

Temple of Eshmun

Temple of Eshmun is an ancient place of worship dedicated to Eshmun, the Phoenician god of healing. It is located near the Awali river, northeast of Sidon in southwestern Lebanon. The site was occupied from the 7th century BC to the 8th century AD.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: South Governorate

Category: Ancient Temples

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Phoenician

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Temple of Eshmun

Date of Submission: 1996

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