The ancient souk of Aleppo in Syria is destroyed


Gosh – what can one say? The horror being faced by the people of Syria is stomach churning and to add to their misery, the very buildings that have given them both pleasure and a livelihood from tourists are being bombed and severely damaged. Roman, Byzantine, Crusader and Ottoman monuments have suffered. Now we have news that the souk of Aleppo – a UNESCO protected site – has been set ablaze in fighting. It’s doubtful the building as it was now exists. Read more HERE.

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3 thoughts on “The ancient souk of Aleppo in Syria is destroyed

  1. Indeed, this is a cultural tragedy.

  2. [...] The ancient souk of Aleppo in Syria is destroyed (thetemplarknight.com) [...]

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