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Masyaf (مصياف)

Masyaf مصياف

Masyaf (مصياف) is a predominantly Ismaili town about 45 kilometers west of Hama (حماة). The primary attraction of Masyaf (مصياف) is the …

Qalaat al-Shamamis (قلعة الشماميس)

Qalaat al-Shamamis قلعة الشماميس

Qalaat al-Shamamis (قلعة الشماميس) is a largely ruined Ayyubid-era castle located just a few kilometers northwest of Salamiyeh (سلمية). The castle dates from …

al-Nabi Houri/Cyrrhus (النبي هوري)

al-Nabi Houri النبي هوري

Perhaps the most expansive of the Roman and Byzantine sites in the countryside of Aleppo (حلب) are the remains located at al-Nabi …

Qalaat Najm (قلعة نجم)

Qalaat Najm قلعة نجم

Qalaat Najm (قلعة نجم) is an impressive fortress located on the west bank of the Euphrates River east of Aleppo (حلب). The …

Harem (حارم)

Harem حارم

Harem (حارم) is small town overlooking the rich Plain of Amuq to the east of Antioch (modern Antakya), across the border with …

al-Bara (البارة)

al-Bara البارة

al-Bara (البارة) is the site of an extensive Byzantine-era settlement, perhaps the largest in the limestone massif, and should be included on …