Orient Hotel

Address: Palmyra, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in Palmyra, is near Temple of Bel, Muslim Castle (Qala'at ibn Maan), Valley of the Tombs, and The Tetrapylon.
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    Travel Blogs from Palmyra

    Guilty pleasures

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Dec 18, 2010

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... Krak de Chevalier: 50SP. Bus trip from Krak de Chevalier back to Homs: 700SP- oh they sure are clever with the tourists here. Thankfully I managed to hitch a ride with another couple travelers back to Homs, then took the bus on to Palmyra.

    Palmyra; once an important trading town linking China and Rome. Now a dusty tourist town housing the very impressive ruins of what was once a very important trading town linking China and Rome. For the first time I truly ...

    Car trouble and machine guns in desert paradise

    A travel blog entry by billnpat on Nov 09, 2010

    37 photos

    ... the Swiss had their own table). Just as we were getting full, along came a huge platter of Mestaf, which is a big steamed rice plate with some kind of yellow marinated chicken and almonds in it. We did our best but could not eat it all.

    After dinner we moved to cushions around the edges, and Pat got out her guitar and played for everyone… it was a hit!

    November 8

    We did not get up early this morning, which was just as well because the Swiss folks, who ...

    Flat, isn't it?

    A travel blog entry by petcul on Oct 09, 2010

    1 comment, 7 photos

    ... couple of kilometres out of town on the back of a put-put. There are two of us on the back. We arrive at the family home where we watch a meal being cooked in a pit. Four French who speak excellent English, three Dutch, naturally, one Australian, barely and an Irishman, just about enjoy a great meal. Even though it is chicken again it is delicious. Not quite Gambian standard but near. And the rice, also baked in the pit is ...

    Day 4 - Golden History of Passion

    A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler on Sep 30, 2010

    28 photos

    ... temple built around the last quarter of 1st AD work continued until 3rd AD.


    The Theater

    Dates back to the first half of the 2nd Century AD with facilities for crowd handling and has rooms for actors this was the centre stage for the ceremony Zenoba Orient Queen which we saw. The central doorway is set in a half oval and there are also 5 doorways leading behind the ...