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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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  • I visited Palmyra in June 2005 and besides the bedouins who live there me and a friend and my daughter were the only people there, absolutely beyond beautiful. My daughter hired a horse from a bedouin...  more »
  • There have been many times over the years 90. I have amazing memories. is an oasis of peace, a plunge into the culture of a wonderful country. now, it is just a pile of rubble. I'm still hoping for a future x x x its inhabitants, palmyra, us all.
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  • It was a trip I did about 5 or 6 years ago, along with Jordan. Syria was a surprise, I never imagined to be like me so much. Palmira is amazing, and I think I've seen few sunsets as there. The hotel offer is not wide, but it is part of the charm, little tourism and no hassles.
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