Ancient city of Bosra


Bosra, once the capital of the Roman province of Arabia, was an important stopover on the ancient caravan route to Mecca. A magnificent 2nd-century Roman theatre, early Christian ruins, and several mosques are found within its great walls.

Cite this page as: UNESCO, "Ancient city of Bosra," in Smarthistory, June 3, 2021, accessed May 18, 2024,