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Roman Theatre. Bosra, As Suwayda', Syria
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Since the dawn of time, man has used materials close to hand for the building of structures. The same applies in the Jabal al-Druze town of Bosra, which since Antiquity has been adorned by magnificent black basalt monuments. Numerous vestiges of various civilisations that have contributed to Syria’s history still stand in the city. Visitors can see a Roman theatre surrounded by an Islamic citadel, a Nabataean gate, a square-plan cathedral, baths, mosques…

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    What better way to appreciate the genius of Roman architecture than by attending a show during the Bosra Festival, held in its Roman theatre each September. It has amazing acoustics, a three-storey proscenium and 35 rows of seating, from the top of w..

  • A visit to Bosra's eastern quarter brings alive the town's magnificent history, indeed that of the country, and the many civilisations that came and went. Among its monumental buildings are an arch with characteristic Nabataean decoration; a Roman th..

  • As is the case with Bosra's eastern quarter, a visit here represents a trip back through Syrian history. The buildings of interest date mainly from the Roman and Mamluk periods. Among the former, note the Roman market and its nearby storerooms, plus ..

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