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Big Aleppo

Ancient citadel,Through all wars this castle has been steadfast for thousands of years,Built by the... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Omar A
via mobile
it is just a mother to us all, without it we dont exsist

it is our logo, it need some attention from out government, I've visited many times since i was a... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
ssardini
,
Aleppo, Syria
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  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
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“old city” (5 reviews)
“many times” (3 reviews)
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| Top of hill, Aleppo, Syria
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Ancient citadel,Through all wars this castle has been steadfast for thousands of years,Built by the Umayyads and then owned by Saif al-Dawah al-Hamdani

1  Thank Omar A
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

it is our logo, it need some attention from out government, I've visited many times since i was a kid at school

Thank ssardini
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

An amazing old citadel where you forget time and go back in your thoughts like 1000 years, lucky to have visited it before the war

Thank George M
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Must see if you are in Aleppo. Charming Citadel with amazing views of the city. It feels like you have gone back into the past with each step.

1  Thank Renée C
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place is shot to bits, there is nothing left. The old city is deserted and the shops are rubble

1  Thank victortwoone
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Reviewed 23 June 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.

1  Thank Ahmed A
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Reviewed 8 April 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

5  Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 28 January 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.

3  Thank Haithem A
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Reviewed 26 January 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...More

1  Thank Ttimur7
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Reviewed 25 October 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.

2  Thank Santa_Claes
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