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Saint Simon Citadel (Sam’an Citadel, Qalat Samaan), Aleppo
Categories: Historic Sites, Military Facilities, Tourist Spots
During the war, troops damaged Saint Simon Citadel (Sam’an Citadel, Qalat Samaan) and left this oldest Byzantine church in ruins, however it is part of a World Heritage Site. You can get a feel for the church's original construction and its architectural style, however, walls are damaged. A picturesque landscape surrounds the site and adds to the significance of the site. Locals sell handmade products, so you can buy some souvenirs on the spot. With our world travel planner, Aleppo attractions like Saint Simon Citadel (Sam’an Citadel, Qalat Samaan) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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دير سمعان أو دير ثلانيسوس هو دير في سوريا بالقرب من مدينة حلب السورية. وقد سمي دير سمعان نسبة للقديس والناسك السوري - سمعان العامودي الذي ولد عام 389 م ببلدة (سيسان) جنوب جبل سمعان قي جبل سمعان تمتد م... read more »Stylites or thlanisos monastery is a monastery in Syria near Aleppo. And he named convent for Saint and hermit of Syria-Simon, who was born in vertical 389 m town (sesan) South of mount Simon under mount Simon Stylites include archaeological area stretches and Simon church built in 490 m, which is one of the great Christian churches which were in a fortress-day periods salads, convent still in its plant and buildings stands today visited by tourists and religious people from around the world.show original
J'y suis allé il y a bien longtemps lorsque tout était calme et paisible , super site de saint Simeon.I went there it long ago when all was quiet and peaceful, great site of saint Simeon.show original
I can't bear to see if this incredible site has also been plundered and destroyed. Its location, high on a plateau overlooking a vast flat valley landscape is truly awesome. The site was (2007 when I ... read more »
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