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Deir Mar Takla

Maaloula, Syria
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Maaloula
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

this is a part of pilgrimage program for eastern orthodox christians, as well as a lot of shiaa visitors (surprisingly). the monastery has an old part (2000 years old), and the added on outer new part..make sure to find the old part where the saint's grave is. this is where Saint Takla spent the rest of her days in the... More

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