The ruins of Palmyra, which were a colony of Rome until the beautiful headstrong Queen Zenobia threw off the Roman yoke.
A well-preserved Roman theater in the ancient black basalt town of Bosra, Syria.
Palmyra's pinkish sandstone ruins stretch endlessly across the Syrian desert.
The Fox News crew ran into legendary director Francis Ford Coppola in Palmyra, Syria. The director enjoyed a celebrity's welcome to the country, and had a private dinner with Syria’s First Couple, Bashar and Asma al-Assad.
Francis Ford Coppola had been to a few film festivals in the region and told Fox News he had always wanted to visit Syria, so he took the opportunity to travel to the country as a tourist.
A boy stands beside pomegranates in a juice bar in Aleppo, Syria’s second largest city.
Syrians are eager for improved relations with the West, particularly the United States.
The ruins at Apamea, another ancient treasure of Syria visited by tourists each year.
A sign for the fabled Baron Hotel in Aleppo, Syria, where Agatha Christie wrote part of her novel “Murder on the Orient Express.”
The Chapel of St. Ananias, the saint who is said to have cured St. Paul of his blindness and initiate conversion to Christianity.
The Syrian Ministry of Tourism invited journalists from around the world to view Syria's treasures from the capital city of Damascus to the ancient cities of Bosra and Palmyra. Fox News went along for the ride.