Aleppo is a principal city of northern Syria, and it is the most populous Syrian governorate; it is
also one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, as it has been inhabited since the sixth millennium B.C.
Aleppo takes place in a crucial strategic position, it is located at the crossroads of important commercial roads.
Many civilizations came to Aleppo and they left a lot of monuments, we’ll take a quick guide starting from The Ancient City of Aleppo.
The Ancient City of Aleppo is a part of Aleppo and is considered one of the most magical, original and antique cities throughout history; whoever visit it will smell the fragrance of history caused by the multiple civilizations that took place on it, as it dates back to the 12th century.
The charm of the past is shown in the city through its artistic architectural style and its mighty castle, in addition to its mansions, khans and its historical souqs; the thing that made the UNESCO acknowledge it as a world heritage site.
Now we’ll talk about one of the largest citadels in the world,
The Citadel of Aleppo is a fortified Syrian castle that takes place in Aleppo north of Syria, it is considered to be one of the largest and oldest castles in the world.
The fortress dates back to the third millennium B.C and it sits on a hill in the center of the ancient city of Aleppo, and it is surrounded by a wall and a number of towers that belong to different civilizations; When you look inside the walls you will find an integrated city that contains a lot of beautiful buildings, churches, mosques, halls, squares, theaters and many more landmarks.