Syria: Travel/Tourist Information Guide
Syria has rich historical sites which can be seen. There are a number of ancient cities such as Aleppo, Crac des Chevaliers, Damascus, Bosra and Palmyra. Another interesting thing that one can see in Syria are the Al Aasi Water Wheels in a river. There is also the Al Hosn Castle in Homs and Tartous - an ancient city with an amazing fortress. Another amazing thing to see is Qala'at Samaan (a.k.a. Church of Saint Simeon Stylites) - the oldest surviving Byzantine Church which dates back to the 5th century.