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- 1 Damascus — the capital and oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.
- 2 As-Suwayda — Small city sometimes called Little Venezuela due to the influx of affluent Venezuelan Syrian immigrants.
- 3 Deraa — an ancient city on the Jordanian border.
- 4 Sayyidah Zaynab — an important destination for Shī‘a Muslim pilgrims containing the grave of Zaynab, granddaughter of Muhammad.
- 5 Saidnaya — home to a Greek Orthodox monastery believed to have been founded by Byzantine emperor Justinian I,
- 1 Bosra — a Roman city in southern Syria close to the Jordan frontier noted for the use of black basalt stones and its well preserved theatre
- 2 Der Mar Musa — not a tourist site, but an active Christian monastery actively promoting Islamic/Christian dialogue. Welcomes Christians and followers of other religious traditions. It is 80 km north of Damascus.
- 3 Shahba — Former Roman city of Philippopolis.
- 4 Shaqqa — Small town and site of the former Roman city of Maximianopolis.
- 5 Qanawat — Small town with several Roman archaeological sites.
- Golan Heights (Syria) - mountainous area on the Israeli border
- 6 Rakhlah — Former Roman city of Zenopolis with ruins of two Roman-Phoenician temples