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Address: Top of hill, Aleppo city, Aleppo, Syria
Phone Number: 362 40 10
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You will cry when you see this amazing citadel destroyed. It's like a Dimond in the central of Aleppo and i was lucky to visit this citadel before the war of syria i hope it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

You will cry when you see this amazing citadel destroyed. It's like a Dimond in the central of Aleppo and i was lucky to visit this citadel before the war of syria i hope it escape and still as always as it was Dimond

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

its the biggest citadel i have ever seen . it was nice going there but i don't think i could go there again

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Aleppo, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I was born in Aleppo, Syria I think it's the most important castles in the world, I have not seen the likes of before, I remember I was with friends to go to restaurants that are located around the castle, which is very cheap prices, but because of the war today pretend to God to preserve this great city I... More 

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Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Unrivaled in the whole world, this amazing feat of engineering which has seen battles galore, is a World Heritage site par excellence, and stood its ground till now, has to be one of the highlights of my travel experiences. I travelled here in 2007 (there are no options in the drop down of dates to choose from for any other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

It's the symbol of Aleppo... It is one of the oldest & biggest citadels in the world. It was conquered by many kings & invaders, one of them is the Great Tigran King of great Armenia. It is now under the protection of co-assad forces, but there is no warranty that some day in the near future it can be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I went there about 10 years ago, on a tour of the entire country with my mother and a private car. The citadelle was really nice, located in the center of the city. The hamman and the little museum were of great interest. The citadelle may have been damaged by bombs today????

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I actually visited in October 2009. The restoration of the great hall, while unfurnished, was architecturally magnificent. The views of Aleppo were everything you could imagine when gazing out over a middle-eastern city, especially towards the old city. The citadel contains a small museum of artifacts from the site and the whole complex is/was well signed for visitors. The restored... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Aleppo is the nicest city on the whole world. And aleppo castle is the hugest castle and it's very nice castle .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Back in 1980, a very good friend Abdul Oshana accompanied my Dance Troupe (McRob's Darling Belles Internationale) to an attraction closely similar to this citadel in Aleppo. But according to our tour guide, it was the Castle of King Nebuchadnessar - where ceilings has trap holes where boiling oil is poured on invading soldiers should they manage to reach the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Some say that it is the oldest and largest castle in the world and has been occupied by Greeks, Byzantines, Ayyubids and Mamluks. The ruins found today are mostly from the time of the Ayyubids when it was an important fort against the Crusaders. It is surrounded by what was once a huge moat and the entrance up a long... More 

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