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"Maaloula" Ma`lula by Robin020

Ma`lula Travel Guide: 50 reviews and 206 photos

Maaloula located on the slopes of the mountains Qalamoun Away from Damascus, the capital, an estimated distance of 75 km north at an altitude of 1600 m above sea level, and can be reached on how the village of Sednaya or the road to Damascus - Homs.

It is the only place where a dialect of the Western branch of the Aramaic language is still spoken,There are two big monasteries in Ma`loula: Greek Catholic Mar Sarkis and Greek Orthodox Mar Thecla.

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