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Mount Qassioun (Jebal Kasioun)

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Address: Damascus, Syria
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Great view

You'll see the entire city from this spot. The last time I was there you could sit in one of the many restaurants along the road and have a nice meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

You'll see the entire city from this spot. The last time I was there you could sit in one of the many restaurants along the road and have a nice meal.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

See Damascus from every prescriptive. breath it feel it have your own souvenir photos. its must as it summarizes the whole trip in one go.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Driving up the Mount Qassioun for the city view, day or night, is a must. It gets really crowded and noisy at night and on weekends. The place is very basic with little (if none) services. People go there for the view and to simply hang out. Afternoons and nights are more likely to be active with more cars passing... More 

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Damascus, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

without any exaggerations the view from Qassion is triple times better than the view from the Eiffel Tower. Without any doubt you can't miss this extra-ordinary view. I highly recommend

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Beautiful site and view, average restaurants, go with a good camera, u can see all Damascus from above.

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

The City view is amazing, but don’t try any restaurant there specially the outdoor, not even to seat u will be charged and there no city control there

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

The short drive up to the top of Mt. Qassioun is fun and the road is very new and wide!! The approach to the top you start to view the beautiful areas to the South of the city of Damascus. Now in the winter time Mt. Herman has a nice topping of snow!! Once you get to the top there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

I like this mountain sooo much Syria my favorite country especially damascus

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

VERY cold in the winter and chilled most of the summer. Too busy during the weekend, syrians from all levels of society go there each once in a while. restaurants with budgets suitable for everyone are there. tea/coffee/hot chocolate makers walk around looking for costumers you can run into a Polaroid photographer too that will offer to take your picture... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2010

i went there very early in the morning, it was empty of people, the air was so refreshing, and the view was amazing just avoid it when it's crowded you don't want the loud music and car fumes to ruin the experience so go either very late at night or very early in the morning

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Address: Damascus, Syria
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