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Roman Temple
(3 km east of Amioun)

    In Bziza village in the Koura plain east of Tripoli, is a well preserved Roman temple with three if its frontal portico columns still standing. In Byzantine times a two-apse church known as "Our Lady of the Columns," was built within its walls.
    A short distance from the Roman temple is the barrel-vaulted Byzantine chapel of St. Elias which sits beneath two oak trees. On the right wall, near

the altar, is a medieval wall painting showing a halo and a portion of a saint's body. South of the temple a short walk brings you to series of rock cut tombs at road level.

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