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2 reviews of Maalula Village

Perfect day trip from Damascus

The village of MaalulaA lies half hour from Damascus and is an interesting little town where the tan and blue painted houses hang from the steep cliff walls. Although the Monastery of Santa Tecla is the only real point of interest, it is a perfectly lovely place to just stroll through the streets of Maalula. This village is one of the few places where Aramaic, the language of Jesus and one of the oldest living languages ​​in the world, is still spoken. It has similarities with Arabic and Hebrew. Ma'loula makes for a perfect day trip from Damascus and gives you a chance to see how quiet life in

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