Things to do in Syria

Syria (Arabic: سوريا‎ Sūriyā), officially the Syrian Arab Republic (Arabic: الجمهورية العربية السورية‎ al-Jumhūrīyah al-ʻArabīyah as-Sūrīyah), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. Syria's capital and largest city is Damascus. A country of fertile plains, high mountains, and deserts, Syria is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including Syrian Arabs,

Beit Ghazaleh

Beit Ghazaleh (The Ġazaleh House; Arabic: غزالة‎) is one the largest and better-preserved palaces from the Ottoman period in Aleppo. It was named aft

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Tishrin Dam

The Tishrin Dam (Arabic: سد تشرين‎, translit. Sadd Tišrīn, lit. 'October Dam', Kurdish: Bendava Tişrîn‎, Classical Syriac: ܣܟܪܐ ܕܬܫܪܝܢ‎, translit. Sek

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Baath Dam

The Baath Dam (Arabic: سد البعث‎, lit. 'Dam of the Renaissance', Kurdish: Bendava Baas‎, Classical Syriac: ܣܟܪܐ ܕܒܥܬ‎, translit. Sekro d'Ba'ath) is a

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Saint George's Monastery, Homs

Saint George Monastery or Deir Mar Georges (Arabic: دير مار جرجس‎) is a historic Greek Orthodox monastery in the village of al-Mishtaya in the "Valley

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Saidnaya

Saidnaya (also transliterated Saydnaya or Sednaya from the Syriac: ܣܝܕܢܝܐ‎, Arabic: صيدنايا‎) is a city located in the mountains, 1,500 m (4,900 ft) a

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Monastery of Saint Moses the Abyssinian

Mar Musa or Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi (Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܪܡܪܝ ܡܘܫܐ ܟܘܫܝܐ‎ deiro d-mor mūše kūšoyo; Arabic: دير مار موسى الحبشي‎ / ALA-LC: dayr mār Mūsá al-

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Bab al-Faraj Clock Tower

Bab al-Faraj Clock Tower (Arabic: برج ساعة باب الفرج‎), is one of the main landmarks of Aleppo, Syria. It was built in 1898-1899 by the French archite

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Balikh River

The Balikh River (Arabic: نهر البليخ‎) is a perennial river that originates in the spring of 'Ayn al-'Arus in Syria. It flows due south and joins the

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Khabur (Euphrates)

The Khabur River (Arabic: الخابور‎ al-khābūr, Kurdish: Xabûr‎, Syriac: ܚܒܘܪ‎ ḥābur/khābur, Turkish: Habur, Ancient Greek: Χαβώρας or Ἀβόρρας or Ἀβούρα

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Queiq River

The Queiq (Modern Standard Arabic: قويق, Quwayq, [quˈwajq]; northern Syrian Arabic: ʾWēʾ, [ʔwɛːʔ]), with many variant spellings, anciently known as th

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Orontes River

The Orontes (; Ancient Greek: Ὀρόντης) or Asi (Arabic: العاصي‎, ‘Āṣī; Turkish: Asi) is a northward-flowing river which begins in Lebanon and flows thr

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Aleppo Citadel Museum

The Aleppo Citadel Museum (Arabic: متحف قلعة حلب‎) is an archaeological museum located in the city of Aleppo, Syria, within the historic Citadel of Al

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Deir ez-Zor Museum

The Deir ez-Zor Museum (Arabic: متحف دير الزور‎) is a museum devoted to the archaeology and history of northeastern Syria, an area more commonly known

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Khmeimim Air Base

Khmeimim Air Base, also Hmeimim Air Base is a Syrian airbase currently operated by Russia, located south-east of the city of Latakia in Hmeimim, Latak

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Central Synagogue of Aleppo

The Central Synagogue of Aleppo, (Hebrew: בית הכנסת המרכזי בחאלֶבּ‬, Arabic: كنيس حلب المركزي‎), also known as the Great Synagogue of Aleppo, Joab's S

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