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Aleppo Destination Guide

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Aleppo in the region of Aleppo with it's 1,602,264 residents is located in Syria - some 192 mi (or 310 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Aleppo in Syria

Current time in Aleppo is now 08:16 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tall Jibbin, Wudeihi, Nicosia, Yaqid al 'Adas, Idlib or Turaydim. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

12°C / 53 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 38%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 978.2 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Friday, 19th of January 2018
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Saturday, 20th of January 2018
Sky is clear, calm, broken clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 10°C (51 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)
Sunday, 21st of January 2018
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)

Videos

Syrien - Aleppo

07:16 min ( April 07, 2010 by Lars Hoffmann)
Views: 9,005 - Rating: 5/5

Im März 2010 war ich für Eberhardt TRAVEL in Aleppo, der "grauen Stadt" im Norden Syriens. Mit 1,7 Mio. Einwohnern hat die Stadt mehr einwohner als Damaskus. Ich entführe Euch in die Welt des Islam...

Syrian rebels bid to block road to Alepp...

01:42 min ( August 13, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish)
Views: 7,870 - Rating: 3.36364/5

Rebels in the town of Ariha are stepping up efforts to block a main artery to Aleppo, a key route due to its proximity to the Aleppo-Latakia highway that connects Syria's largest city with the Mediter...


Rebels fight for strategic control of Al...

01:49 min ( August 19, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish)
Views: 6,157 - Rating: 3.32258/5

Street battles are raging in the Syrian city of Aleppo, as rebels fight to take control of the airport. It would be a huge trophy if opposition forces manage to capture it . James Bays reports on the ...

Syrian forces launch ground assault in A...

01:38 min ( August 08, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish)
Views: 7,084 - Rating: 2.96721/5

Fighting is raging in Syria's biggest city, as the army launches a heavy assault on rebels in a key neighbourhood. The Free Syrian Army has been battling for days to capture Aleppo - Syria's financial...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Aleppo during the next days.

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QestakiHomsiStreet

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Interesting facts about this location

Bab al-Hadid

Bab al-Hadid meaning the Iron Gate of Victory, is one of the nine historical gates of the Ancient City of Aleppo, Syria. It is one of the well-preserved gates of old Aleppo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.2, 37.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Gates of Aleppo

Siege of Aleppo (637)

The Siege of Aleppo, the Byzantine stronghold and one of few remaining Byzantine castles in the northern Levant after the decisive Battle of Yarmouk, was laid between July and October 637.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.2, 37.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:630s in the Byzantine Empire, 637, Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate, Battles of Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah, Battles of Khalid ibn Walid, Battles of the Arab–Byzantine Wars, History of Aleppo, Muslim conquest of Syria, Muslim conquests, Sieges, Sieges involving the Byzantine Empire

Armenian Evangelical Emmanuel Church

The Armenian Evangelical Emmanuel Church, is an Armenian Evangelical church in Aleppo, Syria. The church has been established in 1852. The building that is currently being used as a place of worship was built in 1923. The Church has a wealthy past.

More reading: Armenian Evangelical Emmanuel Church homepage
Located at 36.2, 37.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Armenian churches, Armenian churches in Syria, Churches in Aleppo, Religious buildings completed in 1923

Central Synagogue of Aleppo

The Central Synagogue of Aleppo,, also known as the Great Synagogue of Aleppo, Joab's Synagogue or Al-Bandara Synagogue, has been a Jewish place of worship since the 5th century C.E. When it functioned, it was considered the main synagogue of the Syrian Jewish community. The synagogue is noted as being the location where the Aleppo codex was housed for over five hundred years until it was burned by the Arabs in a pogrom against Jews in 1947. This synagogue still stands.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.2, 37.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:9th-century synagogues, Buildings and structures in Aleppo, Jewish Syrian history, Medieval synagogues, Synagogues in Syria, Synagogues in the Ottoman Empire

Bab Antakeya

Bāb Antakiya formed one of the most important defense gates in Aleppo, protecting the city from the west. Baba Antakiya is located in the centre of the western wall of the old city of Aleppo, and its name was derived from Antioch, the capital of ancient Syria, as the gate was the main exit which was leading to the city of Antioch. It is one of the oldest gates built due to its strategic site thus going through several construction periods.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.2, 37.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Gates of Aleppo, Ziyarat

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