July 2006 Temple of Baal-Shamin Temple of Baal-Shamin, the Lord of the Heavens in Semitic pantheon, responsible for rain and fecundity. Temple was dated ca. AD 17 and its cella dated AD It was completelly restored in by Swiss archeologists.
Roman theatre This unfinished theatre dates back to the century CE, when Palmyra was once one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world. In the century it was restored and used as a venue for the annual Palmyra festival Photograph: Alamy