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Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan, Palmyra
(3.9/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web)
A Muslim building standing amidst an ancient Roman city, Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan provides views of the Palmyra. The stone castle above the ancient city provides an overview, allowing visitors to see all the ruins from one spot. Recent wars in the area have seen the strutures damaged. To reach the site you need a car. Put Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan and other Palmyra attractions into our Palmyra vacation builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Palmyra ruins remains independent of the innermost. Or building itself, where to visit, no surprise, but only one objective is broad stretches of sites lobster can be seen at a glance. Sunrise or sunset if you visit this place on the Golden Sands of the desert, stretches above the ruins of Palmyra is wonderfully will reach you. Please don't miss the late Secretary.
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  • A castle with fantastic views towards Palmyra and the surrounding area. Worth the visit before the war.
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  • Climbed or went up here in 1992 it gave a compelling view. The landscape is barren and give a gray experience. But with the Palmyra's date palms provides an oasis of greenery. I hope more people can take advantage of in the future.
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