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This photo was taken inside the Bimarstan build, Al-Bemarstan Al-Norry was built in 1154 by Nour Al-Deen. Some resources said that muslims had captured one of the European kings, then by an agreement, they decided to set free the king in return for a finance ransom will spend in building the hospital for treating people.

This build was doing so many important functions in addition to treading the sick. In this build, many famous Arabic doctors work there in medicine and teaching such as Ibn Senna & AL-Zahrawy. And the sick were receive medicine, food, and shelter for free until they recovered.

In the beginning of the 20 century, many damages has been done to the build because of its multi tasks. therefore, the built repaired in 1976 and become a museum for Arabic medicine and science.

Bemarstan consider one of the most important historical Damascus's constructions.

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