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Address: Bosra, Syria

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Ancient City of Bosra

Bosra (Arabic: بصرى‎ Buṣrā, also spelled Bostra, Busrana, Bozrah, Bozra and officially known Busra al-Sham Arabic: بصرى الشام‎) is a town in southern Syria, administratively... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2015
Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

Bosra (Arabic: بصرى‎ Buṣrā, also spelled Bostra, Busrana, Bozrah, Bozra and officially known Busra al-Sham Arabic: بصرى الشام‎) is a town in southern Syria, administratively belonging to the Daraa District of the Daraa Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Bosra had a population of 19,683 in the 2004 census. It is the administrative center of the... More 

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Atlantic, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 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
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Reviewed 19 February 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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