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Souq al, Aleppo

4.5
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. Put Souq al on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Aleppo planner.
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  • I recall narrow covered passages full of shops, mostly with clothes etc, but I also bought some very nice wooden boxes covered with pearl mass, which were relatively expensive, but worth the...  more »
  • 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...  more »

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