Category Archives: اليعقوبية

Orontes River Basin. Yakubiye, Qneyye Villages through Darkush Road

Springtime scenes from the green countryside of Idlib, the road of Darkush town, and Yakubiye and Qneyye villages.

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Yakubiye Summer Scene

St. Anna Church

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Yakubiye

Do You Want To Light Candles?Yakubiye is an old Armenian village, where Armenians lived here since 1000 years. The population has shrinked and a lot of them migrated to Armenia, in 20-th century. Still there are people who stay in ancestors’ lands, in beautiful olive yards, and enjoying the magnicficent old church of St. Anna. Pilgrims come here in summer, in a day called “St. Anna’s Day”, who celebrate the commemoration of her.

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Here are some pictures from the court of the church, and around, how Yakubiye is seen.

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Yakubiye area nature scenes.

Yakubiye Area Nature

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Another monastery in Yakubiye.

Yakubiye, School And Monastery

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Another small relatively new church, St. Hripsime.

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