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Dura-Europos

Deir Ezzor, Syria
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Deir Ezzor
Description: Ruined Hellenistic-Roman walled city built on cliff 90 meters above the banks of the Euphrates river.
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  • English first
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English first
Deir Ezzor, Syria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

a place to relax and imagine how this place was full of life thousands years ago!! the scenery is very beautiful where you can see the river if you keep walking directly from the main entrance, it's a retreat in a very calm place where you can communicate with history and nobody disturbs you, there is a deep trench surrounding... More

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Opotiki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

We visited Deir Azzor and the ancient ruins of Dura Europos and Mari in March 2011. It is already a special experience to stay in Deir Azzor, it is a region very different from other Syrian cities. Tourists do not come in crowds (compared to Damaskus or Aleppo), so citizens are keen on trying their English with foreigners. Visiting Dura... More

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