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Tourism Ministry Achieved Positive Indicators in 2019

The Syrian tourism sector suffered significant damage during the terrorist war on Syria. However the Ministry of Tourism had a very clear plan and exerted relentless  efforts to  revive the tourism sector.

In parallel with the return of security  and stability to many regions across Syrian  provinces,  the  tourism sector in Syria   achieved  positive indicators in 2019,  which was reflected  in the number of Arab and foreign visitors  and  hotel lodgers .

(Rami) Village .. Historic privacy and distinguished civil work

The village of "Rami", which is located in the eastern countryside of the province of Sweida, has a historical specificity dating back to the time of the Romans, as it was a reserve that they used to monitor the desert, in addition to the caves and the old inhabited houses.

At the present time, the village is distinguished by the civil and developmental action that was demonstrated through several initiatives and that contributed to the village's economic, social and cultural development, and thus its civilized role continues through time.

Czech tourist site: Palmyra deserves the title of " jewel of the desert"

Prague,(ST)- The Czech "Travel Mag" tourist web site has published a report about the city of Palmyra, indicating that it deserves the title of The "jewel of the desert", because of its unique archaeology.

The site spoke in its report in detail about the most important landmarks of the city, especially its temples, theater and tombs, the long street, columns Street, Diocletian Camp, the Valley of the Graves and Fakhruddin Castle.

The site said ... that Palmyra constitutes "the dream of every lover of history and every traveler", pointing out that although some of its archaeology was affected by terrorism, it will be possible to restore it again so that its glory returns to it.

The site pointed out that Palmyra is registered on the list of UNESCO  Organization for Humanitarian and Cultural Heritage protected internationally indicating that Palmyra has a very rich history as it was part of the Roman Empire and an independent kingdom as well as on the Silk Road.

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The oldest Herb shop in Al-Hasakah ... An inherited experience in Herbs

Al-Hasakah,(ST)-Like all folklore stories, the stories of herbs are often seen as myths. They are scattered everywhere and their markets remain one of the stories of the heritage.

The “al-Hamwiya” market in the heart of Al-Hasaka province is one of these markets that includes the oldest shops of spices and herbs in the city. All who enter Al-Hamwiya market from its southern side are received by the smell emitted from the shops and by the various aromatic substances, wild herbs and vegetable oils that some are used for medical treatment.

"In the middle of the market, the shop of Abu Akram is located as the oldest store that sells herbs and spices in the city, which still serves the people since the sixties of last century, as Ayman Al-Hussein, who inherited the work from his father, says. Al-Hussein pointed out that the store provides various types of wild herbs that grow in the province of Hasaka, such as wild thyme, chamomile, and Hermel wormwood and flowers of all kinds, in addition to the presence of a varieties of spices, and oils extracted from various plants.

Czech site: the beauty and uniqueness of the waterwheels of Hama made it a feature of human heritage

Prague,(ST)- The Czech tourism website Hedbavna Styzka confirmed that the beauty of Waterwheels of  Hama and their uniqueness have made UNESCO place it on the lists of internationally protected human and cultural heritage.

The site pointed out in a report on waterwheels that included colorful pictures of it, that the documents that were found confirm that the first of these waterwheels were designed in the seventh century AD, explaining that despite the presence of the waterwheels in different places in the Arab countries and in Spain, the best place in the world where it is possible to be amazed and marvel at the beauty of this design is in Hama on the Orontes River.