TripAdvisor Reviews Ishtar Hotel Palmyra
Travel Blogs from Palmyra
... a 5 am start to, came back to report a sand storm and they couldn't see thing! It was pretty well cleared up by the time we got up at 8 or so. My first job of the day was to replace the fuel filter on the van which was not a difficult job, but a bit messy with the inevitable spillage. We won’t know if this solves the stalling problem until we hit the highway tomorrow.
Then we rode around to the entrance to the Temple of Bel, which is the big complex right next to ...
... side as I appraoch it. As soon as I hit town a succession of cars drive alongside me waving hotel cards and making offers but I'm determined to go to the Ishtar, where I stayed before. It's still there and little has changed apart from the all credit cards accepted notice. They have a room, Fairly basic but clean. How much? HOW MUCH??? That's certainly changed! I try across the road. Basic but clean and a helpful family. I try ...
... Triumph, the Amphitheater, the Baths, the Straight Street, the Congress Council and the Cemeteries
The destiny of the great kingdom of Palmyra was no better than that of its queen; the city fell prey to looting and destruction. Archaeologists are still working on excavations there in order to uncover queen's palace, which was destroyed by Romans and replaced by a military camp.