Tourist Group Visits Palmyra Archeological City

(ST)-A tourist group representing  different nationalities recently visited the  archeological city of Palmyra to inspect its reality and see the damages inflicted upon its historical and archeological monuments.

The tourist group visited Ba’al Temple, Arch of Triumph, the Great Colonnade, the archeological amphitheater and Palmyra National Museum.

A tourist from India, holding a British nationality, stressed that what have been done by the enemies of history and culture who destroyed the most important deep-rooted archeological landmarks in Palmyra is a shame on all humanity. She expressed appreciation of the art and the unique architectural style in Palmyra, in addition to the beautiful nature of the city which will remain deep in her memory for ever.

Another tourist from Ireland expressed pride for visiting Palmyra amid an atmosphere of peace and security on the long desert roads which she passed through in her way to the archeological city.

She expressed her admiration for the historical monuments of Palmyra and expressed deep regret at the destruction of some cultural sites by the enemies of humanity.

Members of the group praised the generosity of the Syrian people, stressing that the city of Palmyra, whose archaeological monuments were destroyed by the enemies of culture who have a black mentality, will restore its glory again because everyone who reads history knows that Palmyra remained steadfast in the face of the invaders.

 

Amal Farhat

 

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