Dead City of Serjilla, Aleppo

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One of Syria's 700 abandoned settlements, Dead City of Serjilla ranks among the most complex and well-preserved. Here you can learn about the local history of this 5th-century city, and how its citizens lived, working on olive fields and in vineyards. The remains of the once prosperous settlement include temples, houses, and public baths. One of the highlights is the two-story villa that has remained complete; behind it you can see some of the machinery used in the production of olives. Use our Aleppo travel route planning website to visit Dead City of Serjilla on your trip to Aleppo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • There are several "dead cities" in Syria, and this one is arguably the nicest of them. These are late antiquity cities, abandoned probably due to Persian or Arab conquests of Syria in early 7th...  more »
  • It was very historical and amazing place but unfortunately as I see on news terrorists groups occupied there and damaged all historical place :(  more »

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