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Damascus Old City

The old city of Damascus is perhaps one of the oldest continuously inhabited city. It is a long... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Damascus, Syria
Old Damascus is now totally safe

To all those who can get visa and visit Old Damascus: do not hesitate, go! The capital of Syria is... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The old city of Damascus is perhaps one of the oldest continuously inhabited city. It is a long history of more than 5000 years. In the old city of Damascus one can enjoy walking through history and it is an opportunity to buy hand made...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gshannan
Reviewed December 5, 2018

To all those who can get visa and visit Old Damascus: do not hesitate, go! The capital of Syria is now safe, and the Old City especially. There are almost no tourists here as of the end of 2018, so you can still have this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank andreVltchek
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

It's Ottoman palace full of nice rooms and yards with fountains ,located near Bab Sharki and Al Mostakeem Road in old city

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mosaied A
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Damascus the old city ....the oldest city still people living there ... many of old mosques and churches... and many of traditional market and food ..and smelling everywhere jasmine flower ... it’s in heart .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fouad C
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Damascus has just such a beautiful old town .. but the traffic there is so annoying. Its actually impossible to walk on these tiny streets ... always need to stop on side regarding the cars. Honestly they should close the complete old town for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 822svenl
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been in Damascus in the last summer vacation. And for sure the first place you should visit is The Old City of Damascus that's what all Syrians say. You can see their many traditional Syrian vibes and you will learn more about the history...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Dana S
Reviewed July 12, 2018

To really see and enjoy Damascus one must visit the Old City, which is still almost encompassed by the old Citadel Walls and the old city walls continue to run along the majority of this cities border. This trip with my wife was planned to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We visited in January 2018 and spent most of the trip in the Old City. Incredibly beautiful as ever, busy, great food with many many charming little restaurants and cafes and antique shops scattered in the alleys. what i would recommend the most is simply...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

if anyboidy like orieantal old cities so ui recommend to go around this old city old area in damascus i realy enjoyed walking and shopping i visited the city at 2001

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank kev0rkg
Reviewed December 7, 2017

read Thubron's book Mirror to Damascus if you need convincing - or just read it anyway. Visit the oldest Hamam - as if stepping back 500 years, i was suddenly a trader of pearls or other commodity, resting in this haven, after a coarse invigorating...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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