Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Aleppo do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Aleppo, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Aleppo
Information for Travelers
Aleppo, Syria, from the Middle East region, is best known for the Ancient Ruins.
The Citadel of Saint Simeon is fabulous on several levels, it is a large fortified medieval palace in the center of the old city of Aleppo, northern Syria.
It is considered one of the largest and oldest castles in the world.
The use of Citadel Hill dates back to at least the mid-3rd millennium BC.
Later occupied by many civilizations including the Greeks, Byzantines, Ayyubids and Mamluks, most of the building as it stands today is believed to have originated in the Ayyubid period.
The site dates back to the 5th century AD and became famous with the arrival of Simeon, who made the site a major pilgrimage destination even during his lifetime.
In 2006, Aleppo was the first place after Mecca to be designated the capital of Islamic culture.
The Great Mosque of Aleppo or Umayyad Mosque of Aleppo is the largest and one of the oldest mosques in the city of Aleppo, Syria.
It is located in the al-Jalloum district of the World Heritage-listed Old City of Aleppo, near the entrance to Al-Madina Souq.
Aleppo was the largest Syrian city before the Syrian Civil War.
However, now Aleppo is probably the second largest city in Syria after the capital Damascus
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