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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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  • 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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  • One of the great theatres of the world experiencing tremendous physical capability and precision and splendour of its power and simplicity in design, in the heart of the desert city of Palmyra capital of Zenobia, I visited in my childhood and youth, my middle age.
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  • Fantastic ruins of the Roman Theatre. Watching those remnants of the theatre you can imagine how wonderful it was and how great. How good architects and builders that have survived to our time.
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