Aleppo Things to Do

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  • 1. Citadel

    The doorway into the Citadel at the top of the ramped bridge is located on the right hand side. It was deliberately placed on the side in order to prevent attackers from forcing their way into the...

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  • 2. Christian Quarter

    Jedida means new in Arabic so letterly means new quarter, Mainly resindent are Armenians and Maronite who settled in Aleppo some time ago Christians in Aleppo have a good high life stype mostly...

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  • 3. The Old City

    The Mahmandar Mosque was built in 1303 by Hassan ibn Blaban ibn al-Mahmandar, who gave the mosque its name. Its unique feature is the beautifully carved minaret, which exhibits central Asian...

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  • 4. Souqs

    Aleppo's souk is the best in Syria and perhaps the whole of the middle east. An entire day or more could be dedicated to exploring intriguing shops in a narrow grid of alleys with vaulted ceilings and...

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  • 5. Umayyad Mosque

    Since its construction in 1090 AD, the magnificent square minaret has become a defining symbol and a focal point for the city of Aleppo. It was added to the mosque by the Seljuks who renovated the...

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  • 6. National Museum

    The Aleppo Archaeological Museum, a rather unattractive 1970s building, houses an excellent collection of Syrian archeological finds. The objects on display guide the visitor through time and every...

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  • 7. Bab Antakya - Antioch Gate

    Named after the city it faces, the Gate of Antioch is located at the western end of Old Aleppo. Although a gate existed on this site since Graeco-Roman times, and possibly earlier, the structure as we...

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  • 8. Madrassa Halawiyya

    As Crusaders forces ruthlessly pillaged the Aleppine countryside in the 12th century AD, the ruler of Aleppo converted the ancient Great Cathedral of Saint Helena into a mosque as a means of passive...

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  • 9. Yalbouga Hammam

    Bath is considered to be the most beautiful bathrooms in all Aleppo, and is located in front of the south tower of the Citadel of Aleppo, built and is due to the early rule of the Mamluks in the...

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  • 10. Hammam Yalbougha An Nasry

    Considered Syria's most beautiful hammam (Arab bath), the 16th century Hammam al-Nasri continues to function to this day. It is distinguishable by the yellow dome and its façade's alternating yellow...

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  • 11. Hammam Al-Nahasin

    Hammam al-Nahasin, or Bathhouse of the Coppersmiths, is in the oldest part of Aleppo's covered souk, and dates back to the early thirteenth century. It was restored in 1985. It is now one of the most...

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  • 12. The Clock Tower

    Every city in the Ottoman Empire seems to have been gifted with a clock tower in the early 20th century. Aleppo was no exception. Its clock tower was designed in Ottoman-Baroque style, typical of the...

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  • 13. Khan Al Gumruk

    The largest of Aleppo's khans, Khan al-Gumruk (or al-Joumruk), was built in 1574 by the Ottoman governor, Hanzade Mehmet Ibrahim Pasha, in the heart of the covered Aleppo souk. It housed banks, as...

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  • 14. Museum of Popular Tradition

    The Museum of Popular Tradition, even if you are not interested in this kind of things, still worth a visit. Situated in Al-Jdeide quarter, it is sheltered in Beit Ajiqbash, a beautiful decorated...

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  • 15. Saint Simon Citadel

    Saint Simeon Citadel: It’s a great place to visit The Saint Simeon was a Byzantine Church And the center of the church there’s a big great stone where wise Simeon decided to pass his life upon...

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  • 16. Bimaristan Argun

    Considered one of the most important historic monuments in Syria, Bimaristan Argun's significance is not only architectural, but also medical. It was the...

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  • 17. Bahramiya Mosque

    Built by the Ottoman governor, Behram Pasha, in 1583, al-Bahramiya Mosque is yet another example of Ottoman architecture in Aleppo. It has multiple domes and...

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  • 18. al-Fustuq Mosque

    Also known as al-Sahibiya Mosque, al-Fustuq Mosque is of earlier Mamluke-period construction. It was built in 1349, originally as a madrassa (religious school),...

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  • 19. Khwajah (or Kamaliya) Mosque

    Also referred to as Madrassa Badriya and Kamaliya Mosque, al-Khwajah Mosque dates from early 13th century. It is located off the main east-west axis of the...

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  • 20. Aleppo

    It poured cats and dogs whilst we were there in March 2006 but it was still fun! Somehow the place reminded me of Barcelona (where I lived on and off for a...

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  • 21. Maysaloun park

    Maysaloun ParkThe Maysaloun Park is located just across the road from the Ancient Cemetery. It is a beautiful parks in the city as others as well.The park is...

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  • 22. Shahba shopping mall

    General Information about SHAHBA MALL:Shahba Mall & Hotel is a civilized edifice in Syria- Aleppo. Its total area is about 130,000 square meters containing a 4...

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  • 23. Shrine Mash-had al Siqt

    also known as the Place of miscarriage). As the prisoners of Karbalā were passing through Aleppo, one of wives of Husayn had a miscarriage.The still-born...

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  • 24. Al nuqtah Mosque

    Masjid al Nuqtah: mosque of the drop,f the blood of Husein.Located in Mountain Jawshan in Aleppo.The Key feature is a stone believed to be stained with the...

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  • 25. Janbilat beit

    Set up by Prince Kurdish tiles at the end of the sixteenth century and then was bought by Bey. Iwan and the largest in Aleppo with a larger pool.You will be...

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