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Address: Behind Souq al-Bizuriyyah (the sweet souq), Damascus, Syria

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One of the many places that take you back to the golden age of this type of architecture in the oldest city in the world "Damascus " has many features to give a very beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

One of the many places that take you back to the golden age of this type of architecture in the oldest city in the world "Damascus " has many features to give a very beautiful idea about this country's amazing history of traditions and culture

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Amazing sample of the Syrian traditional houses with all of its beautiful yards and fountains, it's a must seen site

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Dhaka, null, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is a beautiful and traditional palace of the region,a calm and quite place .keep it in your list. Please keep in mind,visit Syria only when the situation is favorable.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

If visiting the Old City of Damascus, this is a 'must' to see. A beautiful traditional palace with courtyards and fountains and historic chambers in magnifiicent traditional design and settings. Well laid out. Informative and very attractive.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Very nice house, we love it really a lot It shows the reach families how they lived in Damascus at early times , wake distant to national museum which you can spend full day enjoying.

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Flensburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Ancient residence (upper-class, to say the least), beautifully restored. Take some time in the garden as well and enjoy the calm and shade although it's in the old city.

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Damascus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

AN old damask palace with alot of rooms that shows different uses, and tells how people used to live that time. GO THERE ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This old house is a fine example of the wooden houses of Damascus. The school room and the airy sitting rooms have wonderful ceilings and walls covered in brocades. They all open out to the shady courtyard with its fountains and orange trees. The buildings themselves are works of art with their coloured patterns and the rooms have been converted... More 

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Damascus, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

old museum full of histories stories ...beautiful design very old

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

It would be easy to spend days there. Transports the visitor a certain variety of freedom to wonder what life was like there-- like Few places of it's kind do. The information given is simple and concise. The brocades in the room devoted to dress make what passes for "fashion" in the modern world seem precisely that--what is there is... More 

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Address: Behind Souq al-Bizuriyyah (the sweet souq), Damascus, Syria
Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus

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