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Bride Khan

The Arabic name is Khan al-Arous and it has also another name; Khan al-Sultan, it was built in the 12th century as Sultan Salah Eddin al-Ayubi ordered to construct it on the way between Damascus and Homs, about 50 km to the north of Damascus to help pilgrimages and travelers passing there to rest in it.
Recently, it has been restored by the goverment.


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    By Blogger ayhm jzzan, at 19/5/06 2:55 PM  

  • معلومة مفيدة
    وصور حلوة
    شكرا جدا
    بس هو تابع لأي محافظة دمشق ولا حمص

    By Blogger ayhm jzzan, at 19/5/06 2:58 PM  

  • شو أخدك لهنيك ؟؟؟

    By Blogger AhmadK, at 19/5/06 8:54 PM  

  • @ Ayham, I'm not quit sure, but it is considered withen the Kalamoun Mountains, it's also very close to Maloula.

    @ Ahmed, I went with the Syrian Geographical Association.:D

    By Blogger Ghalia, at 19/5/06 9:32 PM  

  • ghalia, where exactly is this khan? i love visiting these places, and I'm surprised 'cause I never heared of it!

    By Blogger Shady Zayat, at 19/5/06 10:28 PM  

  • nice post ghaila

    By Blogger ALEPPOUS, at 19/5/06 11:08 PM  

  • you took these shots :)

    By Anonymous sabri, at 20/5/06 12:25 PM  

  • hi ghalia I still alive

    By Blogger hamwy, at 21/5/06 1:01 PM  

  • Hi ghalia ,
    Nice article..How about more intresting information?
    check my blog..


    By Blogger maf, at 22/5/06 1:20 AM  

  • Hi Ghalia,
    Thanks so much for visiting ... that was real nice of you!! I like your blog a lot ... I love your country and it's history - they're both most fascinating!! NEXT time you'll be around here - give me a buzz, ok? Have a GREAT day!!

    By Blogger I love Munich, at 22/5/06 6:24 AM  

  • دائما بتعرفينا على مناطق جديدة وحلوة
    أنا حابب فعلا زور هل الموقع عندي زيارة قريبا على معلولا وراح حاول مر شوفو

    By Blogger ayhm jzzan, at 24/5/06 11:50 AM  

  • nice shots ... i would keep all these photos and issue a photo journal of Syria's historical sites if i were you ...

    By Blogger moryarti, at 26/5/06 8:25 PM  

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