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Aleppo's historical sights after Syrian civil war

January 24, 15:36 UTC+3

According to UNESCO, 60% of the old city of Aleppo has been severely damaged, with 30% totally destroyed

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Al-Madina Souq, the covered market located at the heart of the Syrian city of Aleppo within the walled ancient part of the city was badly damaged during the war
Al-Madina Souq, the covered market located at the heart of the Syrian city of Aleppo within the walled ancient part of the city was badly damaged during the war
Al-Madina Souq, the covered market located at the heart of the Syrian city of Aleppo within the walled ancient part of the city was badly damaged during the war
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
The Citadel of Aleppo, a large medieval fortified palace in the centre of the old city, was used as a military base by Syrian government troops
The Citadel of Aleppo, a large medieval fortified palace in the centre of the old city, was used as a military base by Syrian government troops
The Citadel of Aleppo, a large medieval fortified palace in the centre of the old city, was used as a military base by Syrian government troops
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
During the conflict, the walls of Citadel were used as cover while shelling surrounding areas and ancient arrow slits in walls were used by snipers to target rebels. Photo: The main gate of the ancient Aleppo Citadel
During the conflict, the walls of Citadel were used as cover while shelling surrounding areas and ancient arrow slits in walls were used by snipers to target rebels. Photo: The main gate of the ancient Aleppo Citadel
During the conflict, the walls of Citadel were used as cover while shelling surrounding areas and ancient arrow slits in walls were used by snipers to target rebels. Photo: The main gate of the ancient Aleppo Citadel
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
A view of the Aleppo citadel and heavily damaged Grand Umayyad mosque in the old city of Aleppo
A view of the Aleppo citadel and heavily damaged Grand Umayyad mosque in the old city of Aleppo
A view of the Aleppo citadel and heavily damaged Grand Umayyad mosque in the old city of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
A centuries-old Umayyad Mosque today is a grim monument to the ravages of Syria’s war. Its walls were shredded by bullets and minaret was toppled and shattered. Photo: Damage inside the Great Mosque of Aleppo, in the Old City of Aleppo
A centuries-old Umayyad Mosque today is a grim monument to the ravages of Syria’s war. Its walls were shredded by bullets and minaret was toppled and shattered. Photo: Damage inside the Great Mosque of Aleppo, in the Old City of Aleppo
A centuries-old Umayyad Mosque today is a grim monument to the ravages of Syria’s war. Its walls were shredded by bullets and minaret was toppled and shattered. Photo: Damage inside the Great Mosque of Aleppo, in the Old City of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
The main entrances of the heavily damaged Great Mosque of Aleppo, in the Old City of Aleppo
The main entrances of the heavily damaged Great Mosque of Aleppo, in the Old City of Aleppo
The main entrances of the heavily damaged Great Mosque of Aleppo, in the Old City of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
Damage in the Old City of Aleppo
Damage in the Old City of Aleppo
Damage in the Old City of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
According to UNESCO, 60% of the old city of Aleppo has been severely damaged, with 30% totally destroyed
According to UNESCO, 60% of the old city of Aleppo has been severely damaged, with 30% totally destroyed
According to UNESCO, 60% of the old city of Aleppo has been severely damaged, with 30% totally destroyed
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
The ruins of a historic public bath in the old city of Aleppo
The ruins of a historic public bath in the old city of Aleppo
The ruins of a historic public bath in the old city of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
Mounds of rubble lie in place of high rise apartment buildings in the old city of Aleppo
Mounds of rubble lie in place of high rise apartment buildings in the old city of Aleppo
Mounds of rubble lie in place of high rise apartment buildings in the old city of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
The destruction of the once rebel-held Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo
The destruction of the once rebel-held Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo
The destruction of the once rebel-held Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
Damaged Ansari neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo
Damaged Ansari neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo
Damaged Ansari neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
View of the city of Aleppo
View of the city of Aleppo
View of the city of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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Al-Madina Souq, the covered market located at the heart of the Syrian city of Aleppo within the walled ancient part of the city was badly damaged during the war
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
The Citadel of Aleppo, a large medieval fortified palace in the centre of the old city, was used as a military base by Syrian government troops
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
During the conflict, the walls of Citadel were used as cover while shelling surrounding areas and ancient arrow slits in walls were used by snipers to target rebels. Photo: The main gate of the ancient Aleppo Citadel
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
A view of the Aleppo citadel and heavily damaged Grand Umayyad mosque in the old city of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
A centuries-old Umayyad Mosque today is a grim monument to the ravages of Syria’s war. Its walls were shredded by bullets and minaret was toppled and shattered. Photo: Damage inside the Great Mosque of Aleppo, in the Old City of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
The main entrances of the heavily damaged Great Mosque of Aleppo, in the Old City of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
Damage in the Old City of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
According to UNESCO, 60% of the old city of Aleppo has been severely damaged, with 30% totally destroyed
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
The ruins of a historic public bath in the old city of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
Mounds of rubble lie in place of high rise apartment buildings in the old city of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
The destruction of the once rebel-held Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
Damaged Ansari neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
View of the city of Aleppo
© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar

Many of Aleppo's historical sites, including its famed  Al-Madina Souq market and the Umayyad mosque, were badly damaged during Syria's civil war. According to UNESCO, 60% of the old city of Aleppo has been severely damaged, with 30% totally destroyed. People now start returning to their homes in east Aleppo that was held by rebels for more than four years until government forces took full control of it. Aleppo's historical sights after Syria civil war - in this photo gallery. 

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