Czech tourist website highlights Damascus historical monuments

Prague ( ST) - The Czech Tourist  Travel Mag. said that the archaeological monuments of Damascus are considered among the oldest and most important antiquities in the world, and they were put on the UNESCO List for Humanitarian and Cultural Heritage.

In a report about the most prominent historical monuments in Damascus, the website said that Damascus hosts one of the oldest and largest mosques in the world, namely the Umayyad Mosque, noting that part of the remains of John the Baptist exist in this mosque.

The website also highlighted other important monuments in the city of Damascus, especially the Citadel which dates back to the Middle Ages and al-Hamideyeh market which is considered the longest marketing street in the world that has been unchanged since the 19th century.