Little remains of the old city of Homs. Its walls and gates were largely demolished in the Ottoman era, although there is a short...
Half a kilometre to the south of Homs, the large earthen Citadel Mound marks the site where a citadel once stood.
A few steps from the An-Nuri Mosque is Homs' restored old Souq, which buzzes in the evenings when the whole city seemingly comes out to...
Off Sharia al-Buhturi, known for delicious hot chicken.
Hama Museum information
A 4th-century-AD mosaic depicting a noria is one of the artefacts displayed in the museum, 1.5km north of the centre. Other exhibits cover the region in the Iron Age, Roman and Islamic periods. All are well presented and have informative labelling in English.