Directly across the street, behind railings, is the splendid Bimaristan Arghan, one of the most enchanting buildings in Aleppo. Dating...
Al-Joubaili Soap Factory
Heading south, follow your nose to Al-Joubaili Soap Factory, ages old and still producing soaps the traditional way using olive oil and...
South of the main souq, the splendid 16th-century Al-Shibani School houses a permanent exhibition, which details the work underway to...
Bab al-Qinnesrin information
Sharia Bab Qinnesrin is the southern continuation of Souq an-Nahaseen (Coppersmiths' Souq, which unfortunately no longer houses coppersmiths), and it runs down to Bab al-Qinnesrin, the surviving southern Old City gate. It's been a prime beneficiary of the attentions of the GTZ and the Old City rehabilitation project. It only stretches for a little over 500m, but in that stretch there's quite a lot to see.