Czech website: Apamea is the most important Roman site in Syria

Kam Se Vydat , website which is a Czech tourism website, published  that Apamea archeological city is considered as one of the most important of Syria’s  Roman archeological and cultural ruins.

In a 23 photos -essay  that tackled  Apamea archeological site which embraces a 2km –long main street called ” Great Colonnade” on the sides of which one can see ancient columns which were ornamented in a distinguished style.

The website added that these columns along with the rest of the ruins in Apamea seem to come out of a fairy world.  Built in the basin of the Orontes River, the atmosphere in the area is charming.

The website said in its report that Apamea City has been famous and well-known from a very long time, yet it started to deteriorate in the 6th century AD as it was hit by an earthquake which led to the demolition of a part of Apamea City, and it was looted during the Crusader campaign raids.

Apamea city is 60 km northwest of Hama city and it contains archeological edifices that date back to the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic eras.


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