Bara

Bara

Bara or al-Bara is one of the former "Dead Cities" in northwestern Syria. The settlement was established in the 4th century at an important trade route between Antioch and Apamea. Bara was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of Ancient Villages of Northern Syria in 2011.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Idlib Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 4th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Byzantine Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient Villages of Northern Syria

Date of Inscription: 2011

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