Tadmor Prison
Tadmor prison (Arabic: سجن تدمر‎) is located in Tadmur in the deserts of eastern Syria approximately 200 kilometers northeast of Damascus (Tadmor or Tadmur is the Arabic name for Palmyra).Th...
Temple of Bel
The Temple of Bel (Arabic: معبد بل‎) is an ancient stone ruin located in Palmyra, Syria. The temple, consecrated to the Semitic god Bel, worshipped at Palmyra in triad with the lunar god Agl...
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Palmyra
Palmyra /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/, (Aramaic: ܬܕܡܘܪܬܐ‎; Arabic: تدمر‎; Hebrew: תַּדְמוֹר‎; Ancient Greek: Παλμύρα), was an ancient Semitic city of disputed etymology, located in Homs Gov...
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Palmyrene Empire
The Palmyrene Empire (270–273), was a splinter state centered at Palmyra, that broke away from the Roman Empire during the Crisis of the Third Century. It encompassed the Roman provinces of Syria Pala...
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Tadmur District
Tadmur District (Arabic: منطقة تدمر‎ / ALA-LC: Minṭaqat Tadmur) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Homs Governorate, Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 76,9...
Fakhr-al-Din al-Maani Castle
Fakhr-al-Din al-Ma'ani Castle or Palmyra Castle is a castle in the province of Homs, Syria.The castle is thought to have been built by the Mamluks in the 13th century on a high hill overlooking the hi...
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Palmyra Airport
Palmyra Airport (Arabic: مطار تدمر‎) (IATA: PMS, ICAO: OSPR) is an airport serving Tadmur (ancient Palmyra), a city in Syria.
The airport resides at an elevation of 1,322 feet (403&...
Homs Governorate
Homs Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة حمص‎ / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat Ḥimṣ) is one of the fourteen muhafazat (governorates or provinces) of Syria. It is situated in central Syria. Its area differs in v...
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Arak, Syria
Arak (Arabic: آراك‎, also spelled Urak or Araq) is a village in eastern Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate. It is situated on an oasis in the Syrian Desert along the road b...
Tiyas
Tiyas (Arabic: التياس‎, also known as al-Safa Arabic: الصفا‎) is a village in central Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate, east of Homs. It is situated in the Syri...
Al-Taybah
Al-Tayba (Arabic: الطيبة‎, also spelled Tayyiba or Tayibah) is a village in eastern Syria, administratively part of the Homs Governorate. It is located in the Syrian Desert, near the Euphrat...
Al-Sukhnah
Al-Sukhnah (Arabic: السخنة‎, translation: "the Hot [Springs]") is a town in eastern Syria under the administration of the Homs Governorate, located east of Homs in the Syrian Desert. Nearby ...
Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi
Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi castle (Arabic: قصر الحير الغربي‎), located 80 km south-west of Palmyra on the Damascus road in Syria, is a twin palace with Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, built by the ...
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Harbaqa Dam
The Harbaqa Dam or Kharbaqa Dam (Arabic: سد خربقة‎) was a Roman gravity dam in the Syrian desert about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southwest from Palmyra on the road to Damascus. The dam, bui...