National Geographic : 2018 Mar
Above: Daily life returns to the Citadel of Aleppo, a medieval palace considered one of the oldest and largest castles in the world. The citadel was used as a base by the Syrian military. Below: Families and friends gather at Aleppo’s public park. The 42-acre urban park near Gare de Baghdad, the main railway station, was struck by mortars during the conflict.