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.

Facts & Stats on Palmyra

Go Historic ID
318218
Names
Palmyra
Tadmor ("Palm Tree")
Dates
fl. 2nd-3rd C

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Palmyra - Palmyra, Syria