"Land of the first Civilizations" Top 5 Page for this destination Syria by dr.firas
Syria Travel Guide: 3,975 reviews and 10,296 photos
Syrian gate to the Mediterranean Sea!
Syria is a very special and gorgeous Country.
Not very good known as Egypt or Turkey for the western world.
But let us have a little travel in this page to see the holly land where Jesus roamed in his travel.
And where Abraham and his sons passed by during their lives.
And also where Mohamed traded and worked in.
But even thousand years before
First Civilizations with the age of 6000 years from today, lived once in that great land.
Akkadians, Phoenicians, Asureians, Ebla, Mary, Houthiens, Kaneanians, all those ancient Civilizations of 4000 BC. Lived and gave progress for the whole world.
Archeologists said Aleppo and Damascus are the first founded cities ever in the face of Earth.
First alphabet in the world the nail style alphabet was founded in Ugarit where Latakia Syrian City is placed today!
First Organized tribes and systemizing of a real City was in Syria.
First legends, Mysticism, Primitive Philosophy, were all created on this land.
A place for the big amalgam of all the great ancient civilizations such as: Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Babylonians, Indian, Persian, and Chinese done in Syria.
Very rich in archeological treasures, Syrian People jokes: WHEREVER YOU'LL DIG THE GROUND IN SYRIA, YOU'LL FIND ANCIENT TREASURES.
In fact the joke is reality.
I believe Syria is the richest point of the planet in ancient stuffs.
Silk way, which passed through Syria to connect Asia Far East and Europe the west, was viable because of this great land.
Though Shakespeare wrote about Aleppo in his wonderful story: "Makbeth".
I am indeed very proud of being Syrian, in this blessed land.
- Pros:Too many activities and much to see and visit
- Cons:Sorry I can't be biased at all here
- In a nutshell:I'm so proud to be Syrian
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