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... 8230; you can see the outer wall with our van in one of the attached photos. Inside were some fascinating objects as you can see in the pix, such as bits of sculpture just lying around, ancient Arabic script on some walls, hundreds of column pieces to touch and stroke, a circular wine press with its wheels, and a lizard or two.
Then back to the van for lunch and a read before setting off for a hike up to the Citadel.
The Arab Citadel is perched on a rocky hilltop ...
... their constant beckoning 'cheap' 'cheap' will annoy you and make the experience of seeing these tombs a little less positive as you say no.
The underground tombs were absolutely spectacular and would have loved spending at least an hour or so more to listen to the history a bit more fully, however the tombs were in fact being toured by a french group not sure whether it was a personal tour or one of the french delegation tours that ...
... 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.