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November, 2021

  • 4 November

    Oriels… Masterpieces on walls of traditional Damascene houses

    Damascus, SANA – It is very important for anyone to know more about ancient elements in old Damascus, including the oriels ( Mashrabiya ) which  are windows at Damascene houses …

  • 2 November

    Traditional hotels in Old Damascus… houses that open their doors to history

    Damascus, SANA –Ancient Damascene houses are distinguished by creativity and architectural art dating back to the 17 century, keeping their architectural landmarks and heritage with various decorations linked that the …

  • 2 November

    Do you know that historic Marjah Square in Damascus Old City is known as Martyrs Square?

    Damascus, SANA- Marjah Square, also known as Martyrs’ Square, is a square located outside the walls of the Old City at the heart of Damascus Capital City. Marjah Square has …

  • 1 November

    Najran village in Sweida countryside… A story of ancient civilizations

    Sweida, SANA- Najran village, which is located in the northwestern countryside of Sweida, tells the story of ancient civilizations that passed through the region and left important archaeological ruins from …

October, 2021

  • 31 October

    Syria returns as a tourist destination to European travel agencies

    Berlin ,SANA- European travel agencies announced that they are organizing tourist flights to Syria after they have been stopped for about ten years due to the terrorist war waged against …

September, 2021

  • 25 September

    Masyaf Castle photo tour

    Hama, SANA – The archeological castle of Masyaf is situated in the western countryside of Masyaf city in Hama province. Masyaf Castle dates back to 44 BC during the Roman …

  • 14 September

    Archaeology Department starts acts of restoration of Tartous Cathedral Museum

    Tartous, SANA- A specialized team from the technical lab of the Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums in Tartous has begun acts of restoration and fixing operations of architectural elements that …

  • 13 September

    Sahwat  al-Khudre Village in Sweida.. attractive factors for tourism investment

    Sweida, SANA – Several natural, environmental and archaeological factors that distinguish Sahwat al-Khudre village in Sweida southeastern countryside which make it remarkable to be one of the most important investments …

  • 13 September

    Dar Halabia in Aleppo… ancient house with charming details and unique heritage touches

    Aleppo, SANA- “Dar Halabia” is located in al-Jalloum neighborhood between the ancient alleys near Bab Antakiya in Aleppo. It is an old Arab house which was turned by tourist guide, …

  • 6 September

    Al-Menqa Castle in Jebleh… an archeological monument and a defensive fortress

    Lattakia, SANA- Al-Menqa Castle is located about 35 km southeast of Jableh city within al-Qalaa Valley, it rises 630 meters above sea level forming, for decades, a defensive fortress in …