Aleppo Citadel, Aleppo

Must see · World heritage site · Architectural Building · Military Facility
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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  • One amazing citadel, surrounded as of now, by ruines due to the ongoing war, but, I visited this month and was amazed!  more »
  • One of the biggest (might be even the biggest) old castles in the world. Absolutely worth of strolling around during daylight, closed at 5.30PM. Notice that no services available, so bring your...  more »

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