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Private Tour: Pompeii Rail Tour from Sorrento with Family Tour Option
"Meet your private guide at Sorrento train station and set out on your private morning or afternoon trip.At the station catch the train to Pompeii (own expense) and admire the Bay of Naples as your guide shares tales about the Roman town and how it lay buried under ash for centuries after the devastating eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD.After a roughly 30-minute journ leave the train and walk to the Pompeii site entrance. Head inside (own expense) with your guide and enjoy a walking tour of the highlights.As you stroll listen avidly as your guide describes the rituals of daily life here and how 20000 of Pompeii’s citizens perished in the eruption. As this is a private tour talk to your guide about seeing more or less of any sites so they can tailor the itinerary to your particular interests.Walk down the well-preserved streets
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Private Full-Day Cappadocia Tour Including Goreme Open Air Museum
"Meet your private guide during a morning pickup at your hotel in Cappadocia then enjoy fine views over the village of Esentepe on route to the Kaymakli Underground City — believed to date back as far as the 8th century BC.On arrival at the underground city explore with your private guide and discover winding tunnels and subterranean living quarters and imagine life in this amazing underground settlement.Head onward to local attractions such as Uçhisar Castle — a natural rocky outcrop used as a fortress during the Roman era — and Pigeon Valley where fine views over the Cappadocian countryside await. Next visit the UNESCO–listed Göreme Open-Air Museum once the monastery settlement of the first Christians in Cappadocia. During your tour
From EUR135.00
 
Museums of Beirut Day Tour
"Enjoy a fascinating introduction to Lebanon's vibrant history. The National Museum of Beirut holds countless treasures through which you will witness the living proof to the country's rich heritage. Mim gets its name from the 24th letter of the Arab precisely because it is the first letter of the Arabic words for museum minerals and mines. The museum exhibits more than 1400 minerals representing around 300 different species from over 61 countries. Then we will head to Lebanon’s central bank Museum where you will know more about the central bank’s roles and responsibilities in keeping the stability of the Lebanese economy and financial system.The last destination is a walk in Hamra streets where we will encounter shops restaurants
From $80.00

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citadel

Aleppo's citadel Actually U can find a lot of interesting monuments in this city. You will really see so ancient things wich will amaze you. And there is a christian citadel near the city.. Food is...
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Reading List

Below are a few books I recommend reading on Syria: Aleppo, The Rise And Fall of Syria's Great Merchant City, by Philip Mansel Aleppo, A History, by Ross Burns Syria - A Historical and Cultural...
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Wasta

Wasta is a word often heard in Syria. It is Arabic and translates as something like authority, influence, political (or other) power, connections, or a combination of those terms. In practical terms...
Robin020
Jan 26, 2012

Bab al-Faraj clocktower

This Baroque-styled clocktower is the main landmark in the more modern Bab al-Faraj area of the city. All lighted up, it makes for great photo opportunities at night, and at daytime, a reference...
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Tijavi
Jan 27, 2008

You are here.....

Built by the city's Ottoman governor in the 19th century,tThe rather incongruous clock tower in Aleppo is, nevertheless, is a good reference point in the city, more or less marking the division of the...
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TheWanderingCamel
Nov 14, 2007

A solid and reliable guide in Allepo

I can recommend a good guide/problem solver/ taxi driver, in Allepo. His name is Kalil, and you can reach him at0933453583.Some of these guys are shady, some incompetent. Kalil is solid and honest. He...
annog
Apr 21, 2007
 
 
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Khans

The khans are ancient travellers' inns, flanking the main thoroughfare through the souq. They are usually 2 stories and surround a central courtyard. Once, camel trains would have stopped in them....
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iwys
Apr 21, 2007

Al-Jdeida

Al-Jdeida, the Christian quarter of Aleppo, is the nicest area to go to in the evening. It is a maze of narrow streets and alleyways. This is where you can find lots of small hotels and restaurants on...
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iwys
Mar 24, 2007

Study Arabic for non Arabian

Aleppo university now make courses for teaching Arabic for non arab people and it,s take 2 month per course , 8 hours per week and it,s cost 80-100$ and they teach puplic Arabic lang also . You can...
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fouads
Jun 20, 2006

Getting To A Local's House...

Getting invited to a local's house is the best memory I had in Aleppo !This is the kind of hospitality which is not always come by so I took the chance even that meant that I had to leave certain...
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coceng
Jun 23, 2005

Look up 2

Whichever way you look, the skyline of Aleppo is speared with minarets. They come in all shapes and sizes, tall, slender witch-hatted Turkish-style ones, veritable forests around some of the newly...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 14, 2005

Look up 1.

As you walk around the city, take time to look up at the buildings around you. Intricate woodwork on latticed Ottoman balconies, even when it is a poor state of repair, is a reminder of a bygone time...
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TheWanderingCamel
Apr 05, 2005

Swimming pools

One afternoon in Aleppo Firas, Leen and I went for a swim in one of the many swimming pools in city. The first two we went to were only open for men that day. So, if you are going to visit a swimming...
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MalenaN
Oct 01, 2004

The Clock Tower

The clock tower stands by Sharia al-Faraj where it meets Sharia al-Maari. The first time I visited Aleppo I stayed at a hotel close by, and thought the clock tower was a good landmark, as there were...
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MalenaN
Sep 26, 2004

Top Hotels in Aleppo

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Baghdad Station Street, PO Box 669, Aleppo, Syria
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Jdayde Area, Alhatab Square, Aleppo, Syria
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Baron Street, Aleppo, Syria
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Al Mustadamia Stree, Opposite Aleppo Citadel, Aleppo, 2011, Syria
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Bustan Kul Ab Street, Aleppo, Syria
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Chahba Cham St., Aleppo, Syria
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Top Things to Do in Aleppo

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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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Citadel

The heart of attraction in the middle of the city. . A Fortress surrounded by many buildings that stretched widely around it forming like a cobweb. Today it is one of the most impressive historical...
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The Old City

Built in 1916, this late Ottoman edifice once housed the city hall of Aleppo (Municipality Building). It is one of numerous beautiful late Ottoman-period buildings surrounding the Citadel, constructed...
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Souqs

I was very excited to explore the markets of Aleppo. Everthing pleased my senses. Walking through this long alley i knew i have to passed through too many smelly, spicy different kinds of ingredients...
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Umayyad Mosque

As the name implies, this is Aleppo's mosque of mosques, built by Caliph Al Walid of Damascus' Umyyad Mosque fame, and Caliph Suleiman (c. AD 700). Historical buffs may be disappointed to know that...
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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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dr.firas

"Aleppo is the place to be!!!"
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MM212

"Aleppo - حلب"
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iwys

"Aleppo - the Oldest City in the World"
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TheWanderingCamel

"Syria's second city - unique and wonderful."
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MalenaN

"Aleppo"
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