SADISTIC! Temple of Baal to Be Erected in NYC, London, and Hundreds of Other Cities SosaMay 18, 2016Current Events SADISTIC! Temple of Baal to Be Erected in NYC, London, and Hundreds of Other Cities The Temple of Bel (Arabic: معبد بل), also known as the Temple of Baal, was an ancient temple located in Palmyra, Syria. The temple, consecrated to the Mesopotamian god Bel, worshipped at Palmyra in triad with the lunar god Aglibol and the sun god Yarhibol, formed the center of religious life in Palmyra and was dedicated in 32 AD. Its ruins were considered among the best preserved at Palmyra, until they were further destroyed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in August 2015. The arched main entrance into the temple is still intact. Replicated temples will be built around the world.