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Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan, Palmyra

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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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  • First, this is a Muslim building in the heart of a Roman city, so it rates a visit just for that history alone, Second, it offers absolutely fantastic views of the entire Palmyra. Not sure how it has ...  more »
  • We opted NOT to go inside the castle and avoided paying the entry fee. We visited during mid day and later, closer to sunset and had wonderful views of the valley below, where Palmyra sits. The castle...  more »
  • The Muslim Castle Qala’at ibn Maan is just outside the Ancient Roman City called Palmyra in Central Syria. You do need your car to travel up the steep embankment to reach this Castles entrance. You ca...  more »