Aleppo Citadel, Aleppo

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A major attraction within a large World Heritage Site, Aleppo Citadel rises up dramatically above the surrounding area as one of the biggest castles in the world. In its current form since the 13th century, the citadel features several highly decorated halls allowing a glimpse into the area's rich history and the many civilizations that thrived in this part of the world. Put Aleppo Citadel into our Aleppo trip itinerary planning website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Aleppo.
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  • The Arab historian Kamal ad-Din (Ibn al-Adim) mentioned that the name of Aleppo, Halab, came from the times of the prophet Abraham, who used to dwell there, in the place of the citadel. He used to off...  more »
  • The biggest castles of the world are located in the middle of old Aleppo the experience of getting to the castle is distinctive in itself for passing from the markets of the ancient city can not see similar to all the parts of the world
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