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Address: Damascus Old City, Damascus, Syria

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Very impressive khan in the ancient souq, the places caravans would load and unload. The hole in the roof allowed to collect rain water.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2013
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Damascus, Syria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The place is very nice located with one of the oldest souks in damascus with fountain in the middle , using the black and grey colors on the walls and the big patio in the middle makes the shadow and the light effects

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Very impressive khan in the ancient souq, the places caravans would load and unload. The hole in the roof allowed to collect rain water.

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Damascus, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

Situated in the heart of the Spice market Bzouria this "Inn"is where travellers used to arrive in Damascus. The lodging rooms are upstairs with a wonderful view of the round decorated ceiling. There are often art exhibitions going on there as well. It closes very early around 330pm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

This is the largest Khan in Damascus, built in the 19th century, it features the alternating black and white stone architecture so familiar in Damascus, great vaulted domes, a center piece fountain, etc. Overall, its a very impressive place. And here is the bonus: it is now an art museum / cafe, making it one of the few places in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2009

if you want to see an ancient hotel this is the one..among more than a hunderd other khans in many syrian cities this is the best preserved and restored, and very centrally located one minute walk from the Omayyad mosque. ibuilt 1750 and a fine example of Ottoman style islamic architecture with large imposing structure, numerous domes and many many... More 

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