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. Varanasi, India – 5,000 years old

. Varanasi, India – 5,000 years old

India is the world-famous centre of ancient civilisations, religions, and spirituality, and at the same time, the cradle of the oldest cities in the world. The sacred city of India Varanasi. formerly known as Benares, has been a religious and cultural centre for at least 5000 years.


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3. Aleppo, Syria – 8,000 years old

3. Aleppo, Syria – 8,000 years old

Located between the Mediterranean Sea and Mesopotamia is the most populated city in Syria with nearly 4.4 million citizens in its metropolitan area. Aleppo is undoubtedly one of the oldest cities in the world, already mentioned in Paleo-Babylonian times under the name of "Halab". While the ancien...


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. Plovdiv, Bulgaria – 6,000 years old

. Plovdiv, Bulgaria – 6,000 years old

The second-largest city in Bulgaria, Plovdiv was originally a fortified Thracian city, before becoming a large Roman city. It later fell into the hands of the Byzantines and Ottomans, before integrating Bulgaria. The city is an important cultural centre and is home to many ancient remains, includ...


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2.  Damascus, Syria – 11,000 years old

2.  Damascus, Syria – 11,000 years old

Cited by research studies and historical evidence as the oldest inhabited city in the world also named as the capital of Arab culture in 2008, Damascus may have been inhabited since 8,000 to 10,000 BC, But there is no evidence that it was an important city at that time. Damascus has been the pref...


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1. Jericho, West Bank - 11,000 years old

1. Jericho, West Bank - 11,000 years old

Its history was particularly tumultuous because the city was destroyed around 1,500 BC for a reason that still seems to remain rather obscure: an earthquake or an Egyptian invasion? Among the oldest cities in the world still inhabited is Jericho (Palestine), where archaeologists have found traces...


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 4.Susa, Iran – 6,300 years old

4.Susa, Iran – 6,300 years old

Susa no longer exists today, but Shush is a small town that is more or less on the site of the ancient city. We can therefore see a certain continuity. Susa dates from 8000 BC was the capital of the Elamite Empire before it was captured by the Assyrians. It was then taken by the Achaemenids Empir...


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Travelling to a historic destination is an unforgettable and incomparable experience. Getting to know a historically important city provides a deep and complete understanding of the events and moments that shaped and changed humanity. Ancient cities seem to live outside of time. From the historical settlements, long abandoned by people, sand literally pours, but at the sight of each of them, goosebumps run down the skin.


VARANASI - The saptapuri capital

VARANASI - The saptapuri capital

Varanasi , also known as Benares, is a city on the banks of the river Ganges in Uttar Pradesh , India. A major religious hub in

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