Masyaf Tourism, Syria

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Masyaf (Arabic: مصياف‎‎ Miṣyāf) is a city in northwestern Syria, in the Hama Governorate. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Masyaf had a population of 150.000 in the 2012 census. It is the administrative center of the Masyaf District and the Masyaf Subdistrict. The latter had a population of 68,184 in 2004. In the mid-1940s, its inhabitants were predominantly Ismailis. Today, it is a religiously mixed city of Ismailis and Alawites. The city is notable for its large medieval castle. It was used by the Nizari Ismailis and their elite Assassins (Hashashin) unit as the headquarters of their territory in the Jabal Ansariyah range.


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Facts and Stats for Masyaf*

  • Living in Masyaf - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 95.23 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Masyaf

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Masyaf

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 26.92 USD

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