Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range

Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Private Excursion to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius from Sorrento
"Departure in the morning by private and comfortable car for a tour of Pompeii and Vesuvius with an English speaking driver. The city of Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and forgotten for hundreds of years under layer of as this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy. It is a journey in to the past. You will discover through a walk among the excavations the moments that preceded the tragic explosion. You can experience the life in ancient times public and above all private. The most surprising aspect is in fact the high number of homes and villas in which the bottles glassware furnishings
From EUR250.00
 
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
From EUR43.00
 
Private Tour: High Road to Taos from Santa Fe
"Heading out of Santa Fe and taking the High Road to Taos the first stop is in the village of Chimayo. After a series of supernatural events word began to spread about the mysterious occurrences there and before long a small church was built where the crucifix was originally found. From that time until now miraculous healings have been reported by countless visitors to that little church and the magical little town by the Santa Cruz River known as Chimayo (chee-my-oh). Now known as the ""Lourdes of the Southwest""
From $190.00

Most Viewed General in Aleppo

General

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...
View More
General

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
 
 
Sponsored Listings
Tips

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....
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More
Tips

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...
View More

Top Hotels in Aleppo

Hotels
Baghdad Station Street, PO Box 669, Aleppo, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Al Mustadamia Stree, Opposite Aleppo Citadel, Aleppo, 2011, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Baron Street, Aleppo, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Jdayde Area, Alhatab Square, Aleppo, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Bustan Kul Ab Street, Aleppo, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Jdaideh Alhatab Square, Aleppo, 13114, Syria
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Aleppo

Things to Do

Citadel

The main reason to visit Aleppo is to see the wonderful old citadel that sits on a hill in the middle of the city which is now the biggest city in Syria and i believe that it has been inhabited for...
View More
Things to Do

Christian Quarter

Situated just to the north of the old city, the Jdeideh Quarter, which translates to "New" Quarter, isn't quite so new. It is a medieval district of town filled with charming narrow cobbled alleys,...
View More
Things to Do

National Museum

The Aleppo museum had many artifacts on the grounds outside as well as inside the museum. Given it's location near the center of the city, it is highly likely that this museum has been looted and it's...
View More
Things to Do

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...
View More
Things to Do

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...
View More
Things to Do

Souqs

I believe this has been destroyed or heavily damaged by government forces bombing from the air, or from mortar fire from the Citadel. In contrast to the Damascus old city souq, the main street of...
View More
dr.firas's Profile Photo

dr.firas

"Aleppo is the place to be!!!"
View Member
MM212's Profile Photo

MM212

"Aleppo - حلب"
View Member
iwys's Profile Photo

iwys

"Aleppo - the Oldest City in the World"
View Member
TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo

TheWanderingCamel

"Syria's second city - unique and wonderful."
View Member
MalenaN's Profile Photo

MalenaN

"Aleppo"
View Member