Basufan

Basufan

Basufan is a village in northwestern Syria. It includes ruins from the Byzantine period, the most important among them is the remains of the Church of Saint Phocas which is dating back to the 5th century AD. 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: 5th 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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