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.

Bosra, an important tourist destination in the south of Syria

After about eight years of pause because of the terrorist war launched against Syria, the city of Bosra has returned as one of the most important tourist  destinations in Syria due to its historical and archaeological importance.

Director of the Tourist Chamber in the Southern area Ammar al-Hashish said that most of the tourist facilities in the city were restored and are ready to receive tourist groups, noting that the old city received more than 30 tourist delegations from Sweden, France, Holland, Switzerland and Canada.

In turn, Head of Bosra archaeological department Ala'a al-Saleh said that the city witnesses two weekly visits  by Chinese and European delegations.

In a detailed report on its civilization and heritage ... a Czech website describes Palmyra as the jewel of the desert

Prague, ST- The Czech Svetiobiagnik  website described the city of Palmyra as "the jewel of the desert", explaining that its beauty and fame come not only from its splendid monuments, but also because its name is related to Queen Zenobia, who was a model for a "beautiful, brave and ambitious" woman.

The website said in an expanded report published today that the city of Palmyra witnessed a golden age when Queen Zenobia ruled it, where she transformed the city from the dependency of Rome into an independent kingdom.

Al-Mafa'lani hill gathers the splendor of nature and archaeological importance

The city of Sweida has several archaeological and tourist Tels (hills) that are distinguished for their magnificent views and great historical importance which make them an important destination for all those interested in exploration and adventure.

Among these hills is Tel al-Mafa'lani which  lies in Mafa'la village, 10 kms off Sweida province raising about 1440 meters above sea level.