Bab Sharqi
Damascus, Syria
The eastern-most gate of the eight gates in the old walled city of Damascus, and the only one to have survived since the Roman era. The gate was rebuilt in the 1960s.
Location
Damascus, Syria
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Associated Names
Events
1st c.; reconstructed 1960s/1379 AH
Style Periods
Variant Names
Bab Sharqi
East Gate
Variant
al-Bab al-Sharqi
Variant
Bab Sharki
Variant
Bab Charki
Variant
Building Usages
gate
military