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Beirut to Damascus train safe at this moment for tourist??

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Beirut to Damascus train safe at this moment for tourist??

Hi,

I am visiting Beirut for a few days first week of July. I would like to take a train to Damascus and visit for a couple of days.

Is it safe for tourist to use the train at this moment in time and to visit Damascus?

How long does this train take and how frequent is it?

What is the political and fighting situation like in Damascus itself and how free and safe are tourists to move around?

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11. Re: Beirut to Damascus train safe at this moment for tourist??

There are NO trains in use in Syria at present.

You should read the previous replies here.

Edited: 12:51 pm, December 01, 2012
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12. Re: Beirut to Damascus train safe at this moment for tourist??

UmSoraya, I need to visit someone in Aleppo so, is it possible for me to contact your husband about travelling to Syria? I really need the advice of a person who has really travelled.

Thank you. :)

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13. Re: Beirut to Damascus train safe at this moment for tourist??

Just remember that a bullet doesn't look at your passport before it enters your body. Let us know if made it back breathing.

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14. Re: Beirut to Damascus train safe at this moment for tourist??

Pinar... wait a tad. If President LJ gets his way you may be able to hitch a ride in a humvee.

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