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Souq al, Aleppo

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Flea Market Gift & Specialty Shop
Explore the narrow alleys of Souq al, a World Heritage Site that has stood for seven centuries. Some 13 km (8 mi) of ancient passages mesmerize with a variety of local and imported goods. Markets within markets specialize in certain products, from luxuries like raw Iranian silk and exotic Indian spices and dyes, to domestic agricultural products, high-quality wool, and handmade soaps. Many of these date back as far as the 14th century. Take time as you shop to admire the traditional architecture of this national landmark. By using our Aleppo tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Souq al and other attractions in Aleppo.
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TripAdvisor
  • I visited the souk with friends many times and was always amazed at the variety of colors, sounds and smells of the place. So many fine shopkeepers many of whose families have sold at the souk for gen...  more »
  • We had the opportunity to not only visit this souk in 2010 but actually stayed in a hotel wiithin this fascintingn Souk. Now once agaiin aother UNESCO World Heritage site is lost to the ravages of war...  more »
  • Unfortunately it has been burned to ground. One more historical treasure decimated by war. Don't waste your time visiting unless you have a deathwish.  more »
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