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Ancient Settlement
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
婉儿婉儿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.
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Mosque
Historical Architecture
Historical Site
沁沁 沁沁The Damascus Mosque is located in the middle of the old city of Damascus, the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic. It was built during the Umayyad dynasty in 705, so it is also known as the Umayyad Mosque and the Wumaiye Mosque. The mosque is one of the classic buildings in the Islamic world. It is one of the classic buildings in the Islamic world and the architectural model of the world's mosques. Damascus Mosque It is worthy of being an architectural gem of Islamic civilization. From ancient times to the present, the audience is amazed by the scene. This mosque was first built in the time of the Walid Caliph of the Umayyad Dynasty. Another name is Umayyad Mosque.
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Exhibition
Historical Architecture
Museum
一米qThe Azim Palace, located in the northern part of the old city of Damascus, Syria, has a long history. It was built by the governor of Damascus, Azim. Now it has been transformed into a folk museum with beautiful Persian architecture.
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Cemetery
魂殇丽江The Saladin Mausoleum is in a small park on the north side of the Umayyad Mosque. The great Kurdish Sultan’s tomb has been filled with flowers to this day. It is his people’s nostalgia and gratitude to him. In the ancient city of Damascus, Damascus Castle is also a famous monument.
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Museum
魂殇丽江The Damascus Museum is the largest museum in Syria and was established in 1919. In 1936, in accordance with the architectural form of the Umayyad Caliph Abdul Malik Palace of the Umayyad dynasty of the Arab Empire that was destroyed, a new hall was built using the materials of the old palace. The main collection of the museum is the relics of Greek culture and the relics of the Eastern Roman era and Islamic era. Most of the more precious cultural relics are from the Greek era. The most outstanding exhibits are a temple built in the original mausoleum from more than 200 BC and an imperial mausoleum from more than 100 BC. Its shrines, statues, and murals are of different shapes.
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22 Sep, 2021 Damascus Weather: Clear, Northeasterly Wind: 0–10 kph, Humidity: 37%, Sunrise/Sunset: 06:22/18:32
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