Bimaristan Arghun Al-Kamli

Bimaristan Arghun Al-Kamli

Bimaristan Arghun Al-Kamli or Bimaristan al-Arghuni, also known as Argun Bimaristan or Arghun al-Kamili Bimaristan, is a historic medieval hospital located in Aleppo, Syria. It was built in 1354 by the deputy sultan Arghun Al-Kamli who represented the Mamluk sultanate in Aleppo. The bimaristan, which is considered one of the most important hospitals built in the Islamic world, was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986 as part of the ancient city of Aleppo.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Aleppo Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 14th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient City of Aleppo

Date of Inscription: 1986

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