Roman Theatre of Palmyra, Palmyra

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Dating back to 2nd century CE, Roman Theatre of Palmyra features incredible stone construction, Corinthian columns, a stage, and imposing stone carvings. This 2,000-year-old theater, which once served as a cultural center for the ancient city of Palmyra, was damaged by Islamic extremist groups in recent years. Take a stroll around this archeological site and witness Roman influence. Before climbing the monument to get photos, check with a tour guide, as it might not be safe due to damage. Planning Palmyra trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • Palmyra is breathtaking in magnitude despite destruction from the war. You feel so small walking through the various procession streets, taking in all the columns and the ancient structures. There is....  more »
  • It is located on the side of the main street. It is made of light, yellowish, stone. It is closed, you enter by gate on one side and exit on another. There are some collumns behind the scene. It is...  more »

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