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The National Museum of Damascus

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The National Museum of Damascus

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Ben M wrote a review Dec 2019
Toronto, Canada574 contributions71 helpful votes
It is well worth a visit if you’re in Damascus. Very interesting and old artifacts. The exhibits are historically significant. And, there is much to see and learn. If you can arrange a tour guide, it would make the visit that much more educational. By the way, the Museum is
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Date of experience: December 2019
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rwyhuang wrote a review Sep 2019
Toronto, Canada433 contributions75 helpful votes
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This is a beautiful, contemporary and brightly lit museum with a number of antiquities reflecting the various civilizations in Syria’s timeline. It also reflects what was locked up and saved during the war, and so is still in recuperation. The exhibits are well-curated, its
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Damien stack wrote a review May 2019
Tralee, Ireland3,350 contributions493 helpful votes
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Small but very good Good staff Great artifacts Well laid out and in great condition Great stamps for purchase in shop No photos inside
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Mathias S wrote a review Apr 2019
333 contributions82 helpful votes
I visited the museum several years ago, when it was open. Then it was definitely worth a visit. There are some statues in front of it, but the main attraction from outside is the gate taken from Umayyad Hir al-Gharbi desert castle (early 8th century). It has magnificent
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Date of experience: May 2018
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alfonz79 wrote a review Oct 2017
Madrid, Spain94 contributions51 helpful votes
From its entrance related to the original facade of "Qaser el Kheir al Sharqi" till the amazing sinagoge inside of Doura Europous, it's amazing to discover this museum h Damascus !!! Remember that you are going to see here the first cuneiform alphabet of the WORLD founded in the
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Date of experience: October 2017
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