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The ruins of an ancient city that have withstood centuries of conflict in the Syrian desert are now facing their greatest threat yet: the militants of the Islamic State.

Paimyra, Syria

Site of Palmyra, Syria - What an experience! From Damascus, driving down to Palmyra and seeing some amazing sights was exhilarating! The hypogeums ("Valley of the Tombs"), going to one of the oldest churches where Aramaic is still spoken, the colonnades a

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The sanctuary of Delphi, is from where the oracle of spoke. Delphi is said to be the birthplace of the great god Apollo from Greek mythology, one of the most important in the pantheon of gods. Healer, bringer of light.

UNESCO World Heritage Site ~ Roman ruins at Palmyra, in the heart of the desert, Syria.(Our family drove here from England in

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The Ancient Roman city of Palmyra, Syria. It's so depressingly sad that ISIS had to destroy this beautiful ancient city!

Palmyre - République Arabe Syrienne

Site of Palmyra

The Ruins of Palmyra, Syria /// #travel #wanderlust

Roman Ruins, Palmyra, with Qalat ibn Maan looming in the background,Syria - 2010

Site of Palmyra. Unesco World Heritage. An oasis in the Syrian desert, north-east of Damascus, Palmyra contains the monumental ruins of a great city that was one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world.

UNESCO World Heritage Properties in danger: Site of Palmyra, Syrian Arab Republic.