Friday, September 10, 2021

Things To See in Syria

AsiaSyriaThings To See in Syria
  • Damascus, Aleppo, Palmyra, Crac des Chevaliers, and Bosra are among the ancient towns with Medieval souqs.
  • The Al Aasi Water Wheels are located in Hama on a river.( نواعير نهر العاصي ).
  • Al Hosn Castle in Homs.
  • The oldest surviving Byzantine church, Qala’at Samaan (Basilica of St Simeon Stylites), is situated approximately 30 kilometers (19 miles) northwest of Aleppo and dates back to the 5th century. This church is also known as Qalaat Semaan (Arabic: ‏قلعة سمعان‎ Qalʿat Simʿān), the ‘Fortress of Simeon’, or Deir Semaan (Arabic: ‏دير سمعان‎ Dayr Simʿān), the ‘Monastery of Simeon’ .
  • Tartous is known for its Crusader-era Templar stronghold.