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Address: Aleppo, Syria

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One of the most magnificent experiences in one's life

A very exquisite experience in one's life, walking those narrow and very old streets of the old city which is still inhabited since thousands of years. The stone paved roads, old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 27, 2016
Imad H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

A very exquisite experience in one's life, walking those narrow and very old streets of the old city which is still inhabited since thousands of years. The stone paved roads, old Arabic houses, craftsmen and people... The old mixed with new, restaurants and hotels in old houses, the taste and smells... Unfortunately..., all that is gone now to the war... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

When you walk in Aleppo in the old city you really feel like a basha or Sultan, everything you need and don't need is found there, you feel you want to stop at every place, it has tons of stories.

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Damascus, Syria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

The last time I visited the Old City in Aleppo, the Civil War had not started. It was a very beautiful visit and I hope that soon I will be able to return

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

u need 2 much time 2 see & visit this place,u can feel urself in the past history. evrything hand made u can see how they make & made & win mony old still very interesting place

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2012

i have spent a couple of months in Aleppo a few years ago, and have otherwise visited the city many many times. This is a wonderful city, with one of the best preserved old markets in the Middle East. interesting as a city, because of the incredible heterogeneous population, ,Armenians (most of them are grandsons and daughters of the survivers... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2012

when it was really old I'm sure it was better than now as now it looks a disaster....

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2012

If In Aleppo , u can not miss visiting the old historical part of the vibrant city , where u can walk through "al medina" which is the old bazar and comes second after istanbul , or visit the famous castle from the mamlouki period or many khans where al shouneh is a pleasant place to discover syrian crafts. u... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2012

Just a few minutes walk from the citadel, you will get transferred back to the Ottoman period (mid 19th century): spices, faux bijoux, meat, clothes, laurel soaps, sweets, rosaries... etc. Don't miss it

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Aleppo, Halab, Syria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2012

Old city of Aleppo is full of scenes, bars and restaurants. Sometimes I go there with my friends to hangout and take some photographs, Eat and drink. We spend hours there exploring the new places and walking in the Narrow streets.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2011

My wife and really enjoyed walking around the streets of the Old Quarter but we messed up our timing - most of the churches are open to tourists from 8AM - Noon (or 1PM) and then are closed the rest of the day. Some re-open for an hour or so around 4PM and on some nights they have evening mass.... More 

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