Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra was once a great and powerful Roman city, as its impressive ruins attest. Substantial ruins of temples to Bel and Baal can be seen here, as well as towers tombs and a castle.

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Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248467
Names
Palmyra
Tadmor ("Palm Tree")
Lists
World Heritage Site
Categories
temple
ruined settlement
ruins
religious building
Styles
Roman
Greek
Classical Greek
Mediterranean