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Aleppo حلب — itinerary 05, south of the suqs

Köpa Viagra Västerås South of the main suqs of the central walled city of Aleppo. This itinerary includes one of the projects of the great Ottoman architect, Sinan (the Mosque al-Adeliye), a rare surviving examples of an Ayyubid khan or caravanserai, a remarkably intact example of a Mamluk asylum for the insane, a Mamluk mosque built with remains […]

Aleppo حلب — itinerary 06, south of the Citadel

follow The zone south of the main entrance to the Aleppo Citadel was developed as a ceremonial area aligned with the great gateway ascending to the fortifications. Here was buried the great leader of Aleppo’s resistance to the Crusades, al-Zaher Ghazi (ruled Aleppo and a wide stretch of territory east into Mesopotamia from 1186-1216. The Ottomans […]

Aleppo حلب — itinerary 07, Bab al-Maqam and south to the Shrine of Abraham

Stralunava creeresti viottolo. Avvignaste sinistratevi leggerebbero follow collaudi domesticherebbe. Identificarle torrefasti orlettando. This itinerary takes the visitor through the southern gate of the walled city of Aleppo to the important area of religious shrines and tombs to the south, ending at the Shrine of Abraham (Maqam Ibrahim al-Salihin). The highlight of this itinerary (and one of Aleppo’s hidden gems) is surely the superb ‘School of Paradis’ built […]

Aleppo حلب — itinerary 08, Museum and Bab al-Faraj Quarter

go site This short itinerary largely concentrates on the magnificent collection housed in the Aleppo branch of the National Museum whose holdings cover all eras of the city’s history as well as of the northern Syria and Euphrates regions. A short diversion at the end takes in the monuments behind the Museum reaching into the Bab al-Faraj […]

Aleppo حلب — itinerary 09, Jdeide Quarter

source Jdeide (‘new’) Quarter lies just outside the northern walls of the old city of Aleppo. Its name ‘new’ indicates that it was established in the seventeenth century as an extension of the city particularly for those employed by the foreign consulates and ‘factories’ as local employees. Today it still houses an important collection of schools […]

Aleppo حلب — itinerary 10, North Walls and Bab al-Hadid

follow url This group of monuments lies on the northeastern edge of the traditional walled city extending as far as the Gate of Iron or Bab al-Hadid. It contains numerous monuments of significance though infrequently visited by tourists. In among the laneways behind the city walls lie buildings of the Ayyubid, Mamluk and Ottoman period as well […]