The Palmyra

Address: Damascus Rd., Palmyra, Syria | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Damascus Rd., Palmyra, is near Temple of Bel, Muslim Castle (Qala'at ibn Maan), The Tetrapylon, and The Monumental Arch.
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      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

      Travel Blogs from Palmyra

      Perfect Palmyra

      A travel blog entry by moisesortiz on Oct 04, 2015

      1 photo

      ... anything that was in my reach and would retract my hand, always with some sort of grain or sand being left on it. Yin didn’t understand what was so joyous about the experience, but he’s already used to being ancient, and to me I felt like I was watching history unfold before my eyes.We found a market that was willing to buy every single one of our products, but I, probably to the dismay of Yin, wanted to continue to the bloody end. When I asked ...

      A bit touristy but we liked it

      A travel blog entry by alexjasonworld on Mar 25, 2011

      1 comment, 8 photos

      ... we have not grown tired of seeing yet another grand colonnade.

      While the ruins were amazing it's a bit of a shame that the abundance of people at the country’s No.1 tourist attraction have taken the shine off the wonderful Syrian hospitality that we have grown to love………no free pickles with the hummus at lunch today…..barely even a ...

      Car trouble and machine guns in desert paradise

      A travel blog entry by billnpat on Nov 09, 2010

      37 photos

      ... a beer on their deck watching the sun set over the ruins… an exorbitant $4.50 each, but well worth the ambiance and the view.

      We ended up having a very special dinner at the campground restaurant. We had been hesitant, because thinking we were their only customers, how could they put on a nice fresh meal? So we placed our order for Mestaf early in the afternoon. As it turned out, two Swiss couples showed up in two of the now typical “expedition vehicles”, ie, a ...

      Desert ruins

      A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Nov 06, 2010

      17 photos

      ... 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

      8 photos

      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 ...