Well-preserved temple not far from the colonnades, no entrance fee, try to get inside the temple, there are some interesting details.
Set in a very dry open desert area with lots of walking. I visited here in April 2011 with a tour group. Because of the unrest that had commenced in Syria there were few tourists so we had the site almost to ourselves so was great for photography. Many sites since being destroyed in 2nd century AD have been restored... More
I visited in November, 2010 - alas the date drop down does not allow for this so the date on there and the real date are different(you cannot submit otherwise)! Palmyra is a really fabulous site and I pray it will be kept safe during the current turmoil. I went out for the day taking a taxi from Damascus. It... More
Palmyra was fantastic, the drive there from Damascus was lovely, our stop at Baghdad cafe on the way there was fun, and they had wonderfully clean loos. I loved how the local people are part of Palmyra, they sit amongst the ruins, ride their scooters and camels around and it feels lived in and not as if you are in... More
We visited there in mid November 2010. It was bigger and better than I expected. And with the remaining ruins and surround other facinating places such as Tower tombs, and straight street of the old roman ruins, we were happy to visit there. I would think it is the best preserved site in the middle east. Definitely it is worth... More
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