Syria Antiquities

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Aleppo Citadel

The Citadel of Aleppo (in English: The Citadel of Aleppo) is located in the center of the ancient city of Aleppo, north of Syria. It is a large fortified palace since the Middle Ages, and it is one of the oldest and largest castles in the world. This castle has been occupied many times by the Byzantines, the Greeks , And the Ayyubid and Mamluks, and most of the existing building additions are reported to date back to the Ayyubid period.

Bosra

The city of Bosra is located in the south of Syria, an archeological area classified among the UNESCO World Heritage sites since the year 1980 AD, and the city is considered a meeting place for the treasures of the early Islamic, Byzantine, and Roman civilizations, in which the Roman amphitheater built in the time of Trajan, the columns, and arches, and there is also the Omari Mosque which It dates back to 721 AD, which is one of the oldest remaining mosques in Islamic history.

Palmyra city

Palmyra is more than 160.93 km to the northeast of the city of Damascus, an ancient city built in the third millennium BC, since the Stone Age in the form of a small colony in the desert oases, then developed into a city of importance in the Near East, and a commercial center on the Silk Road that It connects between Asia and modern Europe, and for its part, the city has combined in its construction Arab, Persian, Greek, and Roman forms, surrounded by the city of Palmyra fertile soil, and a lot of date palm, which is fed by a series of springs.

Amawy mosque

The Umayyad Mosque, or as it is called the Great Mosque of Aleppo, is considered one of the most important historical mosques in the walled city of Aleppo. The mosque was built on an area of ​​land that had previously contained rivers during the Hellenistic era, and its construction dates back to the eighth century, and it was completed It was renovated in the eleventh century, and built a fountain in its main courtyard, in addition to a minaret of 45 meters long.

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