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Roman Theatre of Palmyra, Palmyra
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Dating back to 2nd century CE, Roman Theatre of Palmyra features incredible stone construction, Corinthian columns, a stage, and imposing stone carvings. This 2,000-year-old theater, which once served as a cultural center for the ancient city of Palmyra, was damaged by Islamic extremist groups in recent years. Take a stroll around this archeological site and witness Roman influence. Before climbing the monument to get photos, check with a tour guide, as it might not be safe due to damage. Plan your visit to Roman Theatre of Palmyra and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Palmyra trip itinerary planner.
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  • Italy Rome Colosseum is a little less than than the theatre. Nevertheless, unlike the Coliseum stood up on stage and sing directly to walk or even yelling. The resonance caused by the empty space below the stage phenomenon for yourself or watch the preparation room of the stage to another is fun.
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  • Before the ruin was one of the most beautiful ancient theaters sample cultural conquest that Alexander the great had brought to the world.
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  • Visited the site in 1992 and feel the sadness at the heart of how this historic site is destroyed. Over 2000 to the old theater is destroyed.
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