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The Main Gate of Jupiter Temple and Bab Jiroun

Al-Hamidiya, Beside the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus, Syria
This was the main entrance to the Roman temple dedicated to Jupiter, which is now the Umayyad Mosque.

Few ascending stairs lead to the gate, which was originally a triple doorway whose base is now around 5m below the current level.

On the right hand side of the main gate, Bab Jiroun the side gate of the sanctum can be seen.
Historical Periods: Roman Period

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