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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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  • 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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  • I was among the lucky ones who missed and saw this place before the madness of war destroy him. The beauty of not described in the middle of the desert city was an oasis for culture with several Greek features. And of course don't forget that sunset in that beautiful archaeological site.
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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 »