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Aleppo: The Souq At The End Of The Silk Route

Created by Liam Hetherington on March 8, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
3 Stories

Aleppo was once one of the greatest market places in the world, a bazaar at the western end of the great Silk Route through the Levant, Persia, India and China. Get ready to bargain in the largest souq (covered market) in the world...

Aleppo: Syria's Second City

Created by HobWahid on September 20, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
4 Stories

Aleppo is Syria's second city after Damascus, and, although they are in the same country today, the two cities have very different pasts, which has created two very different cities. With old souks, mosques, and a citadel, Aleppo is a history lover's dream.

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Aleppo

Created by perrytoo on November 21, 2001

3 Reviews

I spent a week in Aleppo. I only intended to stay a couple of days. It's a great place to experience an old and flourishing Islamic city, with hardly a hint of tourist hassle.

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Are Syrians terrorists?

Created by curious on March 18, 2001

2 Reviews

My husband and I joined Encounter Overland in London, England for a 7 1/2 week tour to Cairo, Egypt. There were 19 others on this rough camping trip. We took turns preparing our own food and cooking. The main focus of the journey was Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Egypt.



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