Around this time last year, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched the final assaultonAleppo.

Today, we can reflect on what the city looked like before the deadly conflict.

From bullet-strewn streets to collapsed hospitals and hotels, this is what Aleppo looked like before the war.

1. Hotel Carlton - Al Qalaa Street

2. The Plaza

3. Old Aleppo markets

4. Shabba Mall - Izaz Road

5. Umayyad Mosque - Hawl Al Qalaa St

6. Street leading to the Citadel of Aleppo

7. Hotel Dar-Zamaria

8. The plaza in front of the Citadel of Aleppo.

9. Municipal Palace

10. The Maronite Church

Picture:Picture: Getty

11. The plaza in front of the grand mosque

12. Dar Al-Ifta in Aleppo

13. Kindi Hospital

14.Bab Al-Nasr

15. A tourist hotel

16. Citadel of Aleppo

17. A restuarant outside the Citadel

18. Aleppo Chamber of Industry

19. Beit Wakil

20. Facilities at Yarmouk Athletic Club

21. Aleppo’s Forty Martyrs church

Photo credits: Olympia Restuaurant and Getty

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