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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

Christian Quarter Tips (16)

Jdeideh 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,...
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MM212
Oct 23, 2016

AL jdeida 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...
Robin020
Feb 02, 2012

AL Aziziya quarter

A new modern district when affluent people christian live,Is new Aleppo area. The district quickly Is also the place for nightlife and full of restuarants.Most young people go there for drinks and...
Robin020
Feb 02, 2012

Church bells and incense

There is a surprising variety of churches and cathedrals in Aleppo's Christian Quarter - Armenian Catholic, Greek Catholic, Syrian Catholic, Latin Catholic; Maronites; Syrian Orthodox, Armenian...
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TheWanderingCamel
Nov 13, 2010

Eglise et Couvent Sainte Assia

One of a mosaic of churches in the Jdeideh Quarter, the Church and Convent of Mar Assia (Saint Assia) serves the Syrian Catholic community in Aleppo. It is located along a small street with several...
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MM212
May 04, 2008

Arab Evangelical Church of Aleppo

Located in Jdeideh, the Christian Quarter of Aleppo, the Arab Evangelical Church of Aleppo was built in 1848. Its appearance is rather European but with minor Aleppine nuances. It serves a smaller...
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MM212
Apr 28, 2008

The Maronite Church

Within Al Jdeida, the Christian quarter, is the Maronite Church, built in the 19th century - certainly a new building relative to other points of interest in the old city and even within Al Jdeida...
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Tijavi
Dec 18, 2007

Al Jdeida: Allepo's most charming area

Literally "the new" in Arabic, Al Jdeida is relatively younger than the city's old quarters (area around the Great Mosque and Citadel) built mainly during the Ottoman period. It is a charming area of...
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Tijavi
Dec 18, 2007

Beit Wakil: Aleppine glory restored

If you don't have the budget or staying in restored places is not your thing, you might still want to visit Beit Wakil at the Al Jdeida area. This boutique hotel is a lovingly-restored 18th century...
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Tijavi
Dec 18, 2007

Aziziyeh

In the 19th century, a new modern district, called Aziziyeh, developed adjacent to Jdeideh. Wealthy Aleppines, who were predominantly Christian merchant families, populated the new district with its...
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MM212
Aug 09, 2007

Greek Catholic Church

The Greek Catholic Church was built in 1849 and serves one of Aleppo's largest Christian communities. Greek Catholics are also known as Melkites, an eastern church in full communion with Rome and the...
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MM212
Aug 03, 2007

St. Elias Maronite Cathedral

Built in 1873, the St. Elias Maronite Cathedral serves the Christian Maronite community of Aleppo. The cathedral is located in the heart of Jdeideh, the old Christian Quarter, and is one of the more...
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Jul 30, 2007
 
 
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Madrassa Halawiyya

This now-dilapidated theological college used to be the 6th century Cathedral of St Helen upon whose gardens the Great Mosque (Al Jamaa al-Kebir) was built. It is said that for hundreds of years, the...
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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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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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Khan Al Gumruk

Is massive khan, Khan It was built in 1574 by the Ottoman governor, al-Gumruk Has more than approximately 250 shops from cloth to whatever you want jewerly leather etc.is like amaze inside but...
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