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Site of Palmyra, Palmyra

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A World Heritage-listed attraction, Site of Palmyra once served trade caravans crossing the desert. After a major earthquake, the site remained lost for over five centuries--archeologists finally rediscovered it in the 17th century and excavated in 1924. A fusion of Roman and Persian influences, this desert gem stands as a major archaeological remnant of the various civilizations that once flourished in this part of the world. Make Site of Palmyra part of your personalized Palmyra itinerary using our Palmyra vacation planner.
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  • You can go to Italy and see a lot of Roman ruins. But the crowds kill you. You can go to Palmyra and see the most spectacular Roman ruins with about six souls in sight and the only people hassling you...  more »
  • I found myself in Tsilivi Beach in 2006 and fortunately much before the disaster. An oasis in the middle of the Syrian desert, where the blue sky becomes more alive than ever over the gold rarely works heritage and unique architecture. There I saw the most shocking and unforgettable sunsets ... Desert journey, simply unique.
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  • The ruins in the middle of the desert, the ruins of Palmyra. I could around the very rare. They are loaded onto a blazing fire in the flesh to the sun hot but so amazingly delicate and beautiful pieces of an ancient well preserved ruins in two centuries centered in honor of me to India. If you visit the quiet in the morning, when he was the name the Romans enough to be able to feel the breath of the mysterious. Sun cream, water, sunlight, point is necessary.
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