Bayt Dallal
Aleppo, Syria
Bayt Dallal is located in the Judayda (Jdeideh) quarter on Sissi Street. It was built in the eighteenth century during the Ottoman rule of Aleppo. The rooms of the house are arranged around a large courtyard with an elevated iwan, a fountain, water tanks, and a stage for musical performances. The garden is planted with lemon and orange trees. The women's quarter, located on the second floor has a large balcony, reception hall and another stage for musicians. 

Since 1921, the house has been used as a private Armenian secondary school (Thaniwiyya Kilikiya).


Sources

Gaube, Heins, and Eugin Wirth. Aleppo: Historische und geographische Beiträge zur baulichen Gestaltung, zur sozialen Organisation und zur wirtschaftlichen Dynamik einer vorderasiatischen Fernhandelsmetropole. Vol 1., cat. 458. 2 vols. Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert, 1984.

Hadjar, Abdallah. Historical Monuments of Aleppo, 50. Aleppo: Automobile and Touring Club of Syria (ATCS), 2000.

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Location
Sissi Street, Aleppo, Syria
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Events
18th/12th c. AH
Style Periods
1299-1922
Variant Names
بيت دلال
Original
Bayt Dallal
Transliterated
Beit Dallal
Alternate transliteration
Beyt Dallal
Alternate transliteration
Dallal House
Variant
Building Usages
private residence
residential
primary school
educational