Ancient ruins in Syria

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Old city of Damascus

Damascus is considered one of the oldest cities in the Middle East, it was established in the third millennium BC, and was in the Middle Ages a center for handicraft industries, such as: swords and cloth, and an important cultural and commercial center, as many of the monuments in it date back to the Roman era, and has been The capital of the Umayyad Caliphate was ancient, and the ancient city includes more than 125 sites of cultural heritage, which include the architectural and archaeological monuments of different periods and civilizations, such as: Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic, and Ottoman.

The ancient city of Aleppo

The ancient city of Aleppo is considered one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, and this city was an urban, commercial and cultural center for northwestern Syria, and in the city center there is the castle of Aleppo, which rises 50 meters above the surrounding area, and dates back to the tenth century BC.
The city contains some ancient and architectural monuments from different cultures, such as: gates dating back to the Middle Ages, plans of ancient Roman streets, mosques and Ayyubid and Mamluk schools, and many houses and Ottoman palaces, and the Great Mosque is one of the most well-known cultural sites in Aleppo, has been completed Founded in the Umayyad period, then it was rebuilt in the twelfth century with a Mamluk minaret dating back to the year 1090 AD, and the city of Aleppo was included in the World Heritage List in 1986.

Some monuments in Syria

Bosra is considered one of the Syrian cities full of Roman ruins, and it also contains imperial palaces, Ottoman tombs, Byzantine churches, and fortresses that were built by the two crosses, and there are many important castles in Syria, which are among the most important places that attract tourists such as Qasr Al Hosn Also, there is Al-Marqab Castle, which is located on a hill lice, about 500 meters above sea level. Damascus Castle is also considered one of the largest tourist attractions located in the northwestern part of the old city of Damascus.

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