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Americans on the Road to Damascus
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.
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Palmyra

The ruins of Palmyra, which were a colony of Rome until the beautiful headstrong Queen Zenobia threw off the Roman yoke.

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Bosra Amphitheatre

A well-preserved Roman theater in the ancient black basalt town of Bosra, Syria.

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Palmyra Ruins

Palmyra's pinkish sandstone ruins stretch endlessly across the Syrian desert.

Francis Ford Coppola

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.

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Francis Ford Coppola

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.

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Juice Bar

A boy stands beside pomegranates in a juice bar in Aleppo, Syria’s second largest city.

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Traditional Old Home

Syrians are eager for improved relations with the West, particularly the United States. 

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Ruins at Apamea

The ruins at Apamea, another ancient treasure of Syria visited by tourists each year.

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Hotel Baron

A sign for the fabled Baron Hotel in Aleppo, Syria, where Agatha Christie wrote part of her novel “Murder on the Orient Express.”

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St. Ananias Chapel

The Chapel of St. Ananias, the saint who is said to have cured St. Paul of his blindness and initiate conversion to Christianity.

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Americans on the Road to Damascus

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.

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