Minaret and Roman Temple 15 km)
Take the Damascus road from Chtaura and two
kilometers before reaching the border town of Masnaa,
turn left to the village of Mejdel Anjar.
Situated on a strategic hill, this village has a
medieval minaret and a Roman temple.
Temple was at one time surrounded by a large walled enclosure,
much of which is still in evidence.
The temple cella is almost intact, but the interior and
outside surfaces on the east and south walls are badly worn.
Underground passages and chambers have openings in the