al-Dana

al-Dana

Al-Dana is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Idlib Governorate. As part of the Dead Cities, Al-Dana, and its vicinity contain numerous ancient ruins which date back to the 3rd and 4th-century AD. A well-preserved Roman pyramid tomb, made of yellow stone and bearing elaborate carvings, is located to the north of the modern town center. The site was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of Ancient Villages of Northern Syria in 2011.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Aleppo Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 3rd Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Byzantine

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient Villages of Northern Syria

Date of Inscription: 2011

Exact Location

Loading...

Weather In Site


  • Humidity: %
  • Wind:
Powered by: OpenWeatherMap

Syria Map

by amCharts

Rating

Five
5
Four
4
Three
3
Two
2
One
1

3.7 average based on 15 reviews.

Users' Comments

The published comments do not represent the opinion of our site, but express the opinion of their publishers. (All Comments must be in English or Arabic)