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Rehabilitation of al-Buzuriyah archaeological Souq to preserve its aesthetic features

Damascus, With tireless and rapid efforts, the works of maintenance and rehabilitation of al-Buzuriyah Souq (the seeds market) are continued for preserving the aesthetic features of this old Damascene market.

Al-Buzuriyah (the Arabic word for herbs and spices) Souq is a historical one located to the south of the Umayyad Mosque inside the old walled city of Damascus; it is famous for its spices vendors, and the many historical khans located along it, including Khan As'ad Pasha. On its southern end it meets Medhat Pasha Souq.

Being one of the most important markets of Damascus, the process of rehabilitation of its land and infrastructure is important to maintain the aesthetic features of this archaeological market, give it greater value and to reactivate it.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency