Damascus is a beautiful ancient city with a history of 4,000 years. From the ancient Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire, Seljuk Empire, Arabian Empire, Koizimiya, Iraqi Khanate, to the Timur Empire, Damascus has been known as " A city in heaven".More
The ancient city of Damascus was built in the 3rd century BC and is one of the oldest cities in the Middle East. During the Middle Ages, Damascus was a prosperous handicraft area (swords and ribbons). Among the 125 monumental buildings originating from different historical periods, the 8th century Grand Mosque is the most spectacular. The ancient city of Damascus, located in the southwestern part of Syria, on the eastern foothills of eastern Lebanon, was built on the slopes of the majestic Kexin Mountain. In 1979, UNESCO listed the ancient city of Damascus as a cultural heritage and included it in the "World Heritage List." The Vibass and Genevans all came here to meet with the traveling caravan. There are records about Damascus in the 15th century BC. Historically, it was the center of religion, politics, and trade. It is now the capital of Syria.
萨拉丁墓就在倭马亚清真寺的门口，票房边上有一进小院子，算是清真寺建筑群里独立的一部分。这就是伊斯兰传奇英雄和一代英主，萨拉丁的墓。前几年的好莱坞电影《天国王朝Kingdom of Heaven》很喜欢，它就是反映萨拉丁从十字军手里夺回圣城耶路撒冷这段历史。