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Maalula is a predominantly Christian village with a population of about 2,000. It is the home of two ancient Christian monasteries: Mar Sarkis and Mar Taqla. Both Christians and Muslim pilgrims come to Maalula seeking blessings.
It is the only place in the world that still speaks Aramaic, the language of Jesus. Maalula means "the entrance" in Aramaic, referring to its dramatic location at the entrance to a rocky gorge.

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