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Walking through the ruins, feeling the atmoshpere, an amazing trip. Even more when stumbling on... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2014
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There is something deeply evocative about Queen Zenobia's city in the desert. It rose from the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2014
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Palmyra, Syria
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

Walking through the ruins, feeling the atmoshpere, an amazing trip. Even more when stumbling on passionated archeologists who explain the hitory of this magnificient place.

Thank JLdH78
Reviewed 14 July 2014

There is something deeply evocative about Queen Zenobia's city in the desert. It rose from the desert sands in the 1st century, and by the 3rd century is was in a position to challenge Rome. But Queen Zenobia was defeated, and taken to Rome in...More

3  Thank Tatelyle
Reviewed 10 June 2014

A must see if you're in this part of the world, should civil rest come to pass before all traces of any civilization are raised to the ground. This was a settlement of a Roman centurion and holds the secrets of a fantastic tale of...More

2  Thank UmairR
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Driving through the desert from Damascus to the ancient city of Queen Zenobia, Palmyra, is a treat in iteself Bedhouin tents in the middlw of the desert and a welcome stop for a drink at the friendly Baghdad Cafe. We continued past the signs to...More

3  Thank Bob H H
Reviewed 12 October 2013

I Imagine anyone who visited Palmyra loved it! I visited Palmyra on March 2011 before the beginning of the war. I wirte this review to tell you that Tadmur is the Arabic Name of Palmyra and also the name of the small village next to...More

1  Thank Jimtraj
Reviewed 3 October 2013

What an experience! From Damascus, driving down to Palmyra and seeing some amazing sights was exhilarating! The hypogeums ("Valley of the Tombs"), going to one of the oldest churches where Aramaic is still spoken, the colonnades and the arches, it's all worth a visit if...More

1  Thank Travel-Logs
Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

Beauty, exclusive, has no rival in the whole world. Sunrise, sunset, amazing monument and archeological wonders, great people. Hope things calm down and you should plan your visit immediately. Unforgettable amazing place.

Thank saifmohd40
Reviewed 18 September 2013

we were lucky to go there a few years back, hope it is still undamaged. Fantastic site in a desert setting. Good hostel in the town of Tadmor adjacent to the ruins. Temple of Baal and Vespasians Camp plus funery monuments. The ancient ruins are...More

Thank sionachmise
Reviewed 3 September 2013

one of the most amazing sites of Roman era ruins in the world. so fortunate to have seen it before the region imploded (Dec 2010).

1  Thank kurtzu2
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Breathtaking site in the middle of the desert, with an ancient arab citadel overlooking the actual site. There is an ancient temple (Bhaal temple) not far from the site that you should check out as well. Also a museum with stuff found on the site...More

1  Thank gammeldansk80
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1 November 2016|
Response from caz-moonspell | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i dont know, i last visited Palmyra in 2005