The birthplace of the Phoenician alphabet, Byblos can trace back its origins to 5,000 B.C.
Dating back to 4,500 B.C., this city’s name means “water lily” in Hebrew.
Dating back to 4,000 B.C., the city of Plovdiv is nestled between three mountains.
Located in the occupied West Bank, Jericho has been inhabited for more than 10,000 years.
Greece’s capital and largest city had its first settlements between the 11th and 7th centuries B.C.
The birthplace of the Olympic games, Argos’ history dates back to 5,000 B.C.
Dubbed the capital of Arab culture, Damascus can trace its history back to 9,000 B.C.
Located close to the Syrian border, Gaziantep’s first inhabitants settled there around 3,600 B.C.
The city dates back as far as 3,200 B.C. Luxor was the capital of Egypt in the 12th century.
Home to many civilizations, Istanbul's oldest settlement was found on the Anatolian side, in Fikirtepe. Artifacts found there date back to 5,500 to 3,500 B.C.