The Citadel

The Citadel, Damascus: Address, Phone Number, The Citadel Reviews: 4.5/5

The Citadel
4.5
Military Bases & Facilities

4.5
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Mathias S
333 contributions
May 2018 • Solo
It is located between Barada river and the Al-Hamidiyya bazaar leading to the Old City.

While the walls are impressive, the shapes of the stones in the external parts makes it look as if it was overly-restored. When you walk along Barada, you pass a small gate. There's nothing to see inside the citadel, sadly.

So it's ok to take a photo, but not worth going inside even if there's a possibility.
Written April 13, 2019
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jeremy888
London12 contributions
Jan 2017 • Business
If it is safe, visit. Explore the labryinth of streets of the old town i now know so well, having spent hours there. The retaurants are (were) numerous and very good, my favourite places for middle eastern cuisine compared with the region. The street of straight runs through the old town and you will find magical experiences. The older Hamam is worth a visit as well, and read first, Colin Thubron's wonderful book Mirror to Damascus for insight to Syria and Damascus, and its complex people and culture.
Written December 7, 2017
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Travel l
Canada110 contributions
Apr 2013 • Family
Damascus is the most Historical place in the world, people are kind and very cooperative, you must visit the city once the was is down.
Written March 10, 2014
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Jarjour1
Brasilia, DF18 contributions
Apr 2013 • Family
You can feel like inside historic pages of humanity , doors of Damascus take you to the pages of bible . Lot of antiques amazing place
Written March 3, 2014
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THOMASFROMDAMASCUS
Damascus, Syria3,191 contributions
Dec 2011 • Couples
After seeing many castles and citadels in Europe I was a bit disappointed on the overall size of the Damascus Citadel. Don't get me wrong as you must see it and enjoy the sights in and outside. My best shots came along the left wall outside of the citadel along the old river!! Great moments for some great photo's!!
Written December 13, 2011
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Fatih Ermihan
Chisinau, Moldova238 contributions
Oct 2011 • Couples
Underrestoration,,,,but all lookings agve us an impression that this Citadel will take half day when we will come back...
Written November 10, 2011
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