Semiramis Hotel Palmyra

Address: Desert Road, Palmyra, Syria | 4 star hotel
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Desert Road, Palmyra, is near Temple of Bel, Muslim Castle (Qala'at ibn Maan), The Monumental Arch, and Valley of the Tombs.
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Travel Blogs from Palmyra

Sunset over Ruins

A travel blog entry by lisaandluke on Oct 11, 2011

... evening, we ventured out to the ruins where the sun was starting to set behind the dunes painting the ruins a shade of orange and red. I actually enjoyed ruins for the first time in a while. However the next day in mid-day heat we were back to not liking them again and ended up taking off back west into ...

Car trouble and machine guns in desert paradise

A travel blog entry by billnpat on Nov 09, 2010

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... and losing power, especially on long straight roads for some peculiar reason. But it had only been very occasional, and had righted itself on previous occasions. Today however, and perhaps because the drive was nothing but long straight road, it became quite a nuisance, with us having to stop frequently to let it rest, after which it would run again for a few minutes. After experimenting with various solutions, we finally determined that it felt alright if we cruised at no more than 60 ...

Desert ruins

A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Nov 06, 2010

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... halt for caravans moving between Iraq and Al-Sham (present day Syria, Lebanon, Holy Land and Jordan),trading in silk from China to the Mediterranean. This strategic location made Palmyra prosper in a well-established kingdom from the 2nd century BC. Palmyra's magnificent remains tell of a heroic history during the reign of Queen Zenobia who ruled Palmyra in a way that astonished both West and East. The historians of her day were impressed ...

The queen of the desert

A travel blog entry by renzo59 on Oct 18, 2010

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we travelled by bus from damascus to palmyra, about 3 hours. there is notheing really interesting but desert plains and unpitiful sun.
finally we stopped in the town of palmyra and checked in at Ishtar hotel, cheap and clean, it offers delicious food. then we set off to explore the ruins and in the late afternoon we headed up to the castle to enjoy a perfect sunset over the ...

Day 5 - Our Journey is close to Ending

A travel blog entry by uclan-tourism on Oct 01, 2010

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Due to our very busy schedule and that the Valley of the Tombs are an exceptional attraction which were extremely busy last night a few of us really wanted to see them and our guide took us early to see two sets (types) of Tombs; a Tower Tomb and an Underground Tomb.

I had envisaged a long line at the tombs and was not disappointed neither was i disappointed by the many locals who were touting for selling to the tourists some ...