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Address: northern edge of the souk area, Aleppo, Syria

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The Omayyed Mosque sits atop a Christian church which sits atop a Temple of Jupiter, which sits atop even more ancient religious sites. Damascus is the oldest continuously... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2016
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Euclid, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

The Omayyed Mosque sits atop a Christian church which sits atop a Temple of Jupiter, which sits atop even more ancient religious sites. Damascus is the oldest continuously inhabited city on the planet, and you can feel the history when you walk through the souk (traditional market area) and wind up at the walls of the mosque.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

best place ever , it's the home nothing same the home ,, not the biggest but the greatest. i can never forget this place, it's the link

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2008

It is easy to find even with the poor maps found in the guide books. It is closed at some times for cleaning and for obvious reasons Friday is a wee bit busy. The minaret is original or as near as darn it, the rest of the structure is only ok. The best bit is the head of John the... More 

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