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Damascus Center

Damascus, Syria
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Ranked #5 of 29 Attractions in Damascus
Type: Historic Sites
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were there on Feb 2001 me and my wife we had beautiful moments in Damascus, the city was very old with different kind of civilization, Amawi Mosque was one of the place we have to visit it was wonderful and the shrine of Salahaddin was near by, the Syrian people were friendly the treat the tourist with very respect,... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

damascus is an old city full of history .old mosques , old nice streets to walk in , monuments , very old roman columns , churches , cafes .n restaurants where u can taste the best tender and good meat ever . sweets in Damascus are also so good to taste . prices are so affordables . hotels are clean... More

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Damascus, Syria
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

In Damascus, every layer of the history has built precisely on top of its predecessors for at least three millennia, leaving a detailed archaeological record of one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Lavishly illustrated, Damascus: A History is a compelling and unique exploration of a fascinating city

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2011

I was in damascus 11/05/2011, the city is peacefull, I do not know where the media get all that war news, I think there is uprising in the north and Daraa. my holiday was perfect, no problems, I visited palmira Maalula ( what a places). the food was good accommodation was just I needed . really is a country to... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

An amazing city, the Ummayed mosque, Bibi Roquya, Hazarat Yahya(John the baptis), Roman colums, Souq, Cafes & many religions sites for both Muslin & christians. Safe city but taxi will expect anything more then tip- so keep a lot of change wid you. Best part - water taps all over the old city freely providing sweat fresh spring water to... More

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Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2008

Damascus has a fantastic old city and some very pleasant modern parts. The old city is great for wandering through and the Great Mosque (open to visitors, photography) is so impressive. Don't miss the Ottoman Governor's palace, too, a lovely oasis of calm amongst the bustle. But the best thing was the people. Forget international politics - these people were... More

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