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Takiyya Suleimaniah Souq

Central Damascus, Damascus, Syria
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Ranked #14 of 29 Attractions in Damascus
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Flea/ Street Markets, Cultural
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Flea/ Street Markets, Cultural
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Aleppo, Syria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

A nice handicraft market in the capital of Syria Damascus, nice visit contained a hand blown galss factory, an old brokar factory and many shops

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Damascus, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

it is unique in mixing old style of souk, and nature, and every thing is original. yet it needs more attention from specialized bodies, and there are many ideas to use to revive this place, like old style cafes some street musical performance, that are not resitricted to orintal modes, some street photography or quick portrait paintings, etc... it has... More 

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Damascus, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

Simply dismiss the many store owners which are trying to get you into one of their shops and just look at the many sights in this famous souq! Don't forget to look up, as you will be amazed at the lovely architecture.

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Detroit
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

very pleasant monument..it is an early Ottoman style mosque from the 1500's.. this style is reminiscnt of what you might see in Istanbul..with the numerous small domes and the pencil shaped minarets. it houses a small military meuseum as well in the many rooms attached to the mosque..these rooms used to be a public shelter for the homeless and a... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2008

This is a great place where you can see some of the locals making items such as glass and paintings and embroidery. More relaxed than the main Souk. Dont forget to bargain hard.

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