Aleppo - Citadel

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Panoramic view of the citadel of Aleppo [Halab]. The mound the citadel stands upon is natural. The moat is 20m deep and 30m wide.

Aleppo vies with Damascus for the title of the world's oldest continually inhabited city and is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage [ ph.619 ] - 1986

Approx 180 degree panorama of 10 stitched 28mm scanned slides.

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Stefan Sonntag (zere… on February 10, 2009

Thanks Hadi for your kind comments!

fllyd on July 12, 2009

Very awesome photo, also added to favorites. :)

4quad on September 15, 2009

Wow. Just finished in depth study of the Crusades. That fortress played major role in Frankish wars for 250 years!

blackjames on September 18, 2009


~ Denise Cottin ~ on September 26, 2009

Wow! Dramatic!

FlinstoneRO on December 22, 2009

Fantastic and unique shot

epa2000 on December 30, 2009

This picture makes an impression!

Cigoto on January 3, 2010

Fantastica imagen de la fortaleza de Aleppo. Estuve allá en 1991. Precioso viaje. Un saludo,Pablo

Kikajon on June 14, 2010

Massive architecture, well done

Ah MET on July 22, 2010

Very Nice! Greetings from İstanbul! MET

J/Conny on July 28, 2010

Very nice picture

☆ SM MIRHOSSEINI on August 25, 2010

very nice photo

I like it

best wishes


nappe89 on September 3, 2010

Molto bella! Complimenti! Saluti dall'Italia!

Pytka on March 30, 2011

Perfect picture!!! Right out of Lord Of The Rings!!! Greetings from ????, Pytka

Edik Stepanov on July 26, 2011


whatawonderfulworld on October 31, 2011

Wow ... what a magical shot, zerega ! CONGRATULATIONS ... ! The Best, Juergen

Dido Panizzon on December 27, 2011

Nice picture! Good point shot! Ciao, dido.

Mikhalych on October 9, 2013

Excellent work. I was there but never managed to see the Citadel this way. Thanks for sharing.

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