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Apamea, Apamea

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Explore the monumental remains of Apamea, an archaeological site dating back to the rule of the Seleucid kings. Set beside the Orontes River, the site includes one of the largest Roman theaters still in existence in the world. In this quiet area seemingly frozen in time many centuries ago, you can sightsee at your own pace, undisturbed by crowds. Use our Apamea travel planner to arrange your visit to Apamea and other attractions in Apamea.
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  • Apamea, Arabic Afamiyya (Afamia) was built by a Seleukid Greek ruler and named after his wife, Apamea. Seleukids were a dinasty ruling mostly Syria and Mesopotamia and Persia established by one of...  more »
  • Long, very long column street that is totally worth the walk. If you do a car trip in Syria, this does not deviates too much from the route you need to take in order to touch every landmark  more »
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  • A Roman colonade marches across the landscape resolutely meeting each sunrise and sunset come what may with its perpetual fortitude across the ages.
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Duration: 1h 30 min