Flights to Syria – The Remnants of a Historic Past
Syria or rather the remnants of it, is a tragic story when introspecting through a humanitarian angle. A country with a potential like any other, has now fallen to depths from which bouncing back is a herculean task. Even during such trying times, the country has something to be proud of – its historic past and culture. The ancient city of Palmyra and the capital city of Damascus has some of the most fascinating historic structures of the world. Let us hope for another dawn to rise when the streets of Damascus will be filled with happy souls.
Best time to visit Syria
Since Syria is in a state of political unrest now, it is advised to do a thorough research before visiting the country. You can expect a Mediterranean climate while visiting Syria. In the months of May to October, there are hot, dry summers and during the months of November to April, the climate is comparatively cool and wet. The spring season i.e. from March to May is ideal to visit Syria.
How to arrive into Syria
Damascus International Airport is the major international airport in Syria. On account of the recent war, currently there are no flights to Syria. As of now, availability of any kind of transportation facility is also scarce in Syria.
Best places to visit in Syria
There are many historically important places which are worth visiting in this Arab country. To witness the grandeur of historic structures, visit Damascus, Palmyra, and Al-Suwayda.
Damascus, which is the capital city of Syria, houses Damascus Center and Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum. The reminiscence of art and culture still linger in this city, even during these trying times.
Palmyra is one of the ancient cities in Syria where the Temple of Bel and Tetrapylon are located. Some of the historic structures like the Lion of Al-lat, built during first century AD, were destroyed during the Syrian Civil War.
What to eat in Syria
Muhammara, Fattoush, Kibbeh, Falafel, Shawarma, and Hummus are the major food items available in Syria. Popular desserts available here include Baklava, Basbousa, Halva, and Mamuniyah. You can experience a predominance of Turkish flavors in Syrian cuisine.
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