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Busra Coliseum

Address: Bosra, Syria
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Bosra
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Cultural
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Cultural
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Atlantic, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Amazing architecture and history. Could be a litle cleaner, but still an amazing adventure. There was a little 'cafe' on the top level for snacks and tea. Restroom facilties were unpleasant - take along some hand sanitizer.

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

i did not know that this place existed in syria and when i did i was amazed. its pure authentic and historic and you feel like you're in greece/romania you wouldnt expect this in syria its really a place worth visiting. There are many old mosques and people live in the town and everything is traditional. I wish syria would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

It is said that this is the best preserved original Roman coliseum on earth till now and it seems that this is very true. At least for us, this was the best of kind we've ever seen. We headed south from Damascus the capital, driving our rented car on a good highway (driving style in Syria needs lots of caution... More 

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