Homs is a Syrian city located in the Al-Ghab Plain on the Orontes River, and it is the third largest city in Syria in terms of population density after Aleppo and Damascus, and the most prominent distinction is that it connects the southern cities and governorates with cities and eastern, coastal and northern governorates, and is approximately 162 km from the capital, from the northern side. Founded by the Seleucids in the fourth century B.C., it is considered the largest transportation center in Syria according to its important location, and this made it a unique and unique commercial site, as it enriched it with many industrial, vital and commercial facilities.

Economy of Homs

Homs is famous for its riches in factories and companies that care and care for pastoral and agricultural products, and food industries, as many crops are cultivated therein, including: barley, wheat, sugar cane, lentils, grape vines, and cotton. Homs is also famous for being home to many heavy industries; Such as: fertilizers, phosphates, chemicals, and textiles.

What is Homs famous for?

Khalid bin Walid Mosque

The Khaled Bin Walid Mosque is one of the most important political, historical and religious monuments in Homs, and the most striking feature of its white stones is that it gives the building more light, as it consists of two long minarets, and Syrian architecture is represented in its thin columns consisting of black and white stones lined in the form of broad lines And this building tells us about the history of Homs in terms of coexistence and religious construction, as Homs residents are proud that there are many Christian families that participated and supported them in the process of building this mosque.

Church of Our Lady of the trigger

The church of Mrs. Umm Al-Zanad was named by this name due to the fact that the Virgin Mary’s trigger is present in it. This church is characterized by well-known and famous icons and its architectural style, as it was built of black basaltic stone that is decorated with decorations and arches made since the nineteenth century, in addition to some discoveries and archaeological discoveries discovered there. So, a water well was discovered, and two churches are under the church, and the rate of water there has not changed since the foundation of the church until now.

Homs Museum

The Homs Museum is located in the heart of the city of Homs, and in one of its most famous streets, and it is considered an important heritage and political monument, as it embodies and explains to us that a person inhabited this city for more than five thousand years, and this appeared through many artifacts dating back to a period Before the era and the Ottoman history, it also displays paintings of the Orontes River and mosaic paintings, in addition to pottery pots engraved with Quranic verses, other than bronze ornaments and individual weapons.

Al-Zawahri Palace

Al-Zawahiri Palace was named this name in relation to the family that lived in it, and the palace used a house of rule in the city of Homs, and it consists of building in the form of a two-story square overlooking the palace square, and the most prominent thing that attracts the tourist and draws his attention is the multiplicity of covenants and eras that lived in this palace, and from The most prominent features in it are: the emblem of the Mamluk engraved on the stone, which was placed on the southern side of it, in addition to the ceiling of the iwan decorated with creativity and accuracy, and what is indicated that the arches of the ceiling rest on the walls.

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