Bab al Hawa means the gate of the winds and is the main border point between Antakya and Aleppo. A late antique monastery stands in no-mans land between the two passport and customs offices.
Date of Visit
2nd February 1997
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Emma Loosley, “Bab al Hawa,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed September 27, 2023, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/139.