Last Updated on October 27, 2020
The earliest inhabitants of Damascus were in 4300 DC, and according to some sources, it is the world’s oldest inhabited city (it got inhabited as early as 10,000 BC), but it is still debatable. After the arrival of Aramaeans, Damascus became an important settlement for them.
They established a network of canals, which by the way, are still the basis of water networks today. This city is another victory of Alexander the Great. However, Damascus gained its historical wealth after it has been the Roman, Ottoman, and Arab possession, which made it a popular tourist destination until the recent struck…