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Great Mosque, Aleppo

#5 of 6 in Historic Sites in Aleppo
An age-old jewel of Aleppo's World Heritage-listed old city, Great Mosque remains a major landmark. The original mosque was built in the 8th century, but other parts date from the 11th century on. See the relics of Zechariah, John the Baptist's father, and admire the centuries-old traditional architecture combined with the peaceful atmosphere. The mosque sustained damage during the Civil War. Using our world travel planner, Aleppo attractions like Great Mosque can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The mosque was built by Umayyads (661-750). There's a large courtyard with nice lamps on the side and limited, but nice coloured stone decoration of some of the wall in the direction of the mihrab...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • absolutely class my friend Nihal got attacked and kidnapped last week, smacked a few of them and got him free so ya. Got my mate big craig to fix the building too since we're class and i turned it into a house for me mates, picture of it below
  • I'm very happy to have visited it before the war, when I was almost 13 years old.

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