Explore interesting sights in Hariqa Neighbourhood, Syria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Hariqa Neighbourhood, Syria.List of cities in Syria Sightseeing Tours in Hariqa Neighbourhood
1. Omayyad Mosque
The Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque of Damascus, located in the old city of Damascus, the capital of Syria, is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. Its religious importance stems from the eschatological reports concerning the mosque, and historic events associated with it. Christian and Muslim tradition alike consider it the burial place of John the Baptist's head, a tradition originating in the 6th century. Muslim tradition holds that the mosque will be the place Jesus will return before the End of Days. Two shrines inside the premises commemorate the Islamic prophet Muhammad's grandson Husayn ibn Ali, whose martyrdom is frequently compared to that of John the Baptist and Jesus.
2. Bab Al Jabiyeh
Bab al-Jabiya is one of the seven ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria. During the Roman era, the gate was dedicated to Mars. Bab al-Jabiya was the main entrance on the city's west side. The gate opens on Medhat Pasha Souq, which is the modern western half of the Street Called Straight, the Roman east-west artery (decumanus), which still connects it to Bab Sharqi. The gate's modern name dates to the Umayyad period and comes from the name of Jabiyah in the Golan Heights, then the capital city of the Ghassanids, allies of the Roman Empire.
3. Bab Kisan
Bab Kisan is one of the seven ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria. The gate, which is now located in the southeastern part of the Old City, was named in memory of a slave who became famous during a conquest by the Caliph Mu'awiya. The wall was built during the Roman era and was dedicated to Saturn. Bab Kisan may have been the escape route of St Paul.
4. Orthodox Armenian Church
Saint Sarkis Cathedral is the cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Damascus, Syria. It is located directly at the eastern city gate Bab Sharqi on the south side of the Straight Road. During the civil war in Syria, it was able to continue its operations despite damage and fatalities in 2013 and 2014.
5. Bab ash-Sharqi
Bab Sharqi, also known as the Gate of the Sun, is one of the seven ancient city gates of Damascus, Syria. Its modern name comes from its location in the eastern side of the city. The gate also gives its name to the Christian quarter surrounding it. The grand facade of the gate was reconstructed in the 1960s.
6. Hammam Nour ad Deen
The Hammam Nur al-Din al-Shaheed is one of the oldest baths of old Damascus classified in the World Heritage List The bath is located in the Bazuriyeh market, branching from the famous Medhat Pasha market in Damascus, next to Khan Asaad Pasha, built by Sultan Nur al-Din Zengi (martyr) in 565 AH 1169.
7. Bab Al Saghir
Bāb aṣ-Ṣaghīr, also called Goristan-e-Ghariban, may refer to one of the seven gates in the Old City of Damascus, and street in the modern city of Damascus, Syria. It has qubûr on either side of the road, and is located in the Dimashq Neighborhood, southwest of the Umayyad Mosque.
8. Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus
The Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus, also known as the Maryamiyya Church, is one of the oldest Greek Orthodox churches in Damascus, Syria and holds the seat of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch. The church complex is located on the Street Called Straight.
9. Saint Anania's House
The House of Saint Ananias is an ancient underground structure in Damascus, Syria, that is said to be the remains of the home of Ananias of Damascus, where Ananias baptized Saul. The building is at the end of the Street Called Straight near the Bab Sharqi.
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