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Address: Top of hill, Aleppo city, Aleppo, Syria
Phone Number: 362 40 10
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Historical Venue

Trip taken around 1997-Historical Venue! A must see, visit, inhale the breath taking scenes. It was absolutely gorgeous! I felt very honored to visit this area. I must admit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Trip taken around 1997-Historical Venue! A must see, visit, inhale the breath taking scenes. It was absolutely gorgeous! I felt very honored to visit this area. I must admit, I felt like a time traveler. Its a MUST visit venue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I've visited this magnificent castle many times and I can never get enough. It's a must visit if you are in Aleppo or even in Syria. I hope it survives the war.

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Ansonia, Connecticut, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Too dangerous to visit right now, but someday peace will return and the wonderful people of Syria can reclaim their lives. For now, Aleppo is in ruins and the inhabitants are scattered

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1 Thank Tom M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

It's too bad what the civil war, have done. Aleppo is an ancient city, you can't just kill this ancient civilization. This masjid (holy house; like a church) is old one. It's just destroyed.

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1 Thank Haithem A
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Takes your breath away leaving you fantasising about being a knight in a former life :) Crossing the drawbridge which is a feat in itself leaves you a little out of breath, due to its sheer width, walkway and elevation Stunning architecture considering its hundreds of years old, it was kept in amazing prestine condition. Clean with cobbled passage ways... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

A really cool dramatic castle with a crusaders vibe, in the centre of the city. I hope it is not totally destroyed in the civil war.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Lucky enough to see this on a sunny Christmas Day many years ago. It was an amazing place and hard to believe such a thing was real and not fantasy. Such a tragic loss of history.

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Thank G S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Am one of the very lucky few Westerners to visit this most incredible of structures in the world. Continuously used and built on, time after time, are after era, natural disasters notwithstanding: the testimony to the precision of human endeavor in building this citadel cannot be lightly overlooked. It can render you speechless in parts. I was here in 2007,... More 

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2 Thank Chris W
Aleppo, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Aleppo citadel is one of the world treasures, unfortunately, its one of the so many sites that's still standing in the suffering Aleppo city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

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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