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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      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 ...

      18th – 19th October

      A travel blog entry by orioncassiopiea on Oct 18, 2010

      10 photos

      ... they reached the central altar and you could see where the unfortunate beast met its fate, replete with channels for the bloody run-off! Once again, the sense of history just envelopes you, though Patrick and I agreed that we were fortunate to see both Apamea and Palmyra as the settings and therefore the ‘feel’ of them is quite different, and both are exceptional.

      Later in the day, when it had cooled off, we ...

      VALLEY OF THE TOMBS - SHHHHHH!!!!!

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

      31 photos

      ... quite dusty and humid, it includes carvings and column style and statues and colourful motifs surrounding the sarcophagi.



      The Valley of the Tombs provides a fascinating insight into the burial practices of the Palmyrenes, and the great importance they clearly attached to honoring the dead. The oddly forlorn tower tombs found here are no match for the ruins of Palmyra itself, but their settingg has an eerily unreal atmosphere (all the more so at twilight, or on ...