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Address: Central Damascus, Damascus, Syria

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An unexpected oasis

A fascinating bit of old Damascus right opposite the Four Seasons Hotel. Originally a hospice with a mosque in the Ottoman style, it now has a few handicraft shops but it still... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Damascus, Syria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

A bit expensive for Syrians, yet cheap and divers for foreigners, and the handicrafts are amazing and unique. Few shops though.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A fascinating bit of old Damascus right opposite the Four Seasons Hotel. Originally a hospice with a mosque in the Ottoman style, it now has a few handicraft shops but it still exudes an air of peace and tranquillity.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

A very nice and great place in mid of Damascus which have a very nice and big garden. A museum is also located at the same location which contains a very old planes and cars

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Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Aleppo, Syria
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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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Thank ImadHaidar
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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Thank Khaled A
Damascus, Syria
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346 reviews
123 attraction reviews
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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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Thank ThomasfromDamascus
Detroit
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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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