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The Monumental Arch

Old Palmyra, opposite the Temple of Bel, Palmyra, Syria
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Ranked #7 of 13 Attractions in Palmyra
Type: Ancient Ruins, Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

This monumental arch did not align with the Temple of Bel so an extra arch was added beside the original for alignment to the temple. Will add a photo of this for you to view. Quite fascinating! I toured here in April 2011 at the beginning of the uprising in the country. There were few tourists around so no hastles... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2008

In the centre of the colonnade, in the centre of the ruins, you can't miss it. It is still in good condition despite it's age. Better at sunset and sunrise when the light is more subdued.

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