Ma’loula

Ma’loula

Ma'loula, Ma'loula, is a town in the Rif Dimashq Governorate in Syria. There are two important monasteries in Ma'loula: the Eastern Catholic Mar Sarkis and Greek Orthodox Mar Thecla, which are both dating back to early Christianity era.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Rif Dimashq Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Aramean

Later Cultures: Byzantine + Christian

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Maaloula

Date of Submission: 1999

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