Al-Qaiqan Mosque

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Al-Qaiqan Mosque information

Aleppo , Syria
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Take a quick detour left, immediately after Bab Antakya, up a flight of stone steps beside a hammam (often flagged by towels drying outside), to a street that follows the line of the old city ramparts. In addition to fascinating views, there's the little Al-Qaiqan Mosque with its doorway flanked by basalt Byzantine columns, a fa├žade studded with column segments, and a block inscribed with Hittite script embedded in the south wall.