Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Roman Ruins - Jerash, Bosra, Palmyra, Baalbeck, etc.

Jump to last reply

I am planning a trip to Egypt in 2009. I would also like to visit some neighbouring countries, especially Jordan, and perhaps Syria or Lebanon. I know many people will start the "Oh, you're going to the Middle East, are you crazy" rant. I've heard alot of this since I started planning the trip. And, yes, I'm going [to the Middle East]!!!!!!!!

I would fodorites who have been to these sites to share their experiences. I have been to Rome, Pompeii and Ephesus. I get the impression most of the Roman Ruins in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon will be similar. Which ones, if any are worth visiting, or am I just wasting my time seeing thing which are similar to places I've already visited?

Thanks in advance.

9 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Kenya,Tanzania and Zanzibar Travel Tips
  2. 2 Small Tented Camp under $350USD in Kenya??
  3. 3 Interested in joining me on Nov. 16-23 Liuwa Plain trip?
  4. 4 Botswana - Kwara or Victoria Falls/Chobe (after 9 nights around Kruger)
  5. 5 Questions about Chobe
  6. 6 New regulations for parents traveling to or in South Africa with children
  7. 7 Trip Report Zambia, A Scenic Arrival
  8. 8 Most affordable airfare to get to the Western Sabi lodges
  9. 9 Advice and Suggestions for Southern Africa - April or June / July?
  10. 10 Sabi Sand Game Reserve Expert (Skukuza, South Africa)
  11. 11 Looking for child friendly self catering house in Cape Town in March 2015
  12. 12 Some advice re driving from Durban to Capetown via Umtata
  13. 13 Ebola and Morocco
  14. 14 Trip Report Thompson Gazelle
  15. 15 Trip Report Overland in West Africa
  16. 16 Domestic flight to HDS/MQP from JNB??
  17. 17 boutique hotel in tel aviv?
  18. 18 Cape Town, Safari + Victoria Falls
  19. 19 Morrocco and Cash
  20. 20 Trip Report Don't go to Morrocco!
  21. 21 Car Hire Victoria Mahe Seychelles
  22. 22 Trip Report Kenya - July 2014 - Acacia House in Masai Mara area
  23. 23 Overland trip Iceland to South Africa
  24. 24 South Africa trip advices
  25. 25 Dubai transit with different connecting flights
View next 25 » Back to the top