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Places to visit in Syria

When you travel to Syria, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Syria, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Syria to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Syria, things to do can include exploring Syria attractions and visiting the places of interest.

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Towers of Yemliko

The Towers of Yemliko is a series of free standing towers in the foothills of the city of Palmyra. These towers were built as a multi-storeyed burial towers in which coffins are stacked one upon another. Each such burial chamber is sealed with a stone panel. Some of these panels are even carved with the portraits of the deceased lying inside.

National Museum

The National Museum of Damascus is one of the best places to visit in Syria. This museum exhibits great number of artefacts and upon entering the premises, one will notice that the exhibits start from the surrounding garden area itself. Here each of the artefacts is labelled in both Arabic as well as in English. This museums one of the most famous exhibit is the Hypogeum of Yarhai from Palmyra. This is an underground burial chamber which has been reassembled here

Indelible mark

The kids, this country comes straight out of the pages of the history books. Each and every site leaves an indelible mark on the young mind which tells them about the transition this country had to go through at each conquest and invasion, beginning from the very early period of time.

Temple of Bell

The remains of the Temple of Bell in the city of Palmyra are one of the complete structures left. This temple is dedicated to Bell, who was considered to be one of the most important gods. Inside the temple it has a courtyard and a podium which was used for the purpose of sacrificing animals.

Umayyad Mosque

Visit Al-Bara, Bosra, Chapel of St. Paul (Bab Kisan), Damascus and Church of St. Simeon, Syria amongst others if you want to experience the religious flavours of Syria.  One of the most important religious sites of Syria is Umayyad Mosque. Situated in the city of Damascus, this is also the capital city of this country, this mosque was built in AD 705 commissioned by the then caliph Khaled ibn al-Walid. As he dreamt of it, this beautiful mosque is one of the e

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