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It was very nice trip with my family to Old City between Bab Sharki and Bab Toma
This aria full of old Churches so when Islamic Armies had entered Damascus kept in peace and safety from seven century until now
Plenty of clothes shopping and souvenirs everywhere.
Traffic is chaotic though but luckily most places are within walking distance.
If you want to get a taxi you should agree on a price before you get in unless you don't care what you pay because the...More
Damascus is where your heart belongs, It's just sad I had to leave it for a long time, this city is really full of history that can take you thousands of years back. "before the war" It was really safe and pretty much friendly, fun...More
We were there on Feb 2001 me and my wife we had beautiful moments in Damascus, the city was very old with different kind of civilization, Amawi Mosque was one of the place we have to visit it was wonderful and the shrine of Salahaddin...More
damascus is an old city full of history .old mosques , old nice streets to walk in , monuments , very old roman columns , churches , cafes .n restaurants where u can taste the best tender and good meat ever . sweets in Damascus...More
In Damascus, every layer of the history has built precisely on top of its predecessors for at least three millennia, leaving a detailed archaeological record of one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
Lavishly illustrated, Damascus: A History is a compelling and...More
I was in damascus 11/05/2011, the city is peacefull, I do not know where the media get all that war news, I think there is uprising in the north and Daraa. my holiday was perfect, no problems, I visited palmira Maalula ( what a places)....More
An amazing city, the Ummayed mosque, Bibi Roquya, Hazarat Yahya(John the baptis), Roman colums, Souq, Cafes & many religions sites for both Muslin & christians. Safe city but taxi will expect anything more then tip- so keep a lot of change wid you.
Damascus has a fantastic old city and some very pleasant modern parts. The old city is great for wandering through and the Great Mosque (open to visitors, photography) is so impressive. Don't miss the Ottoman Governor's palace, too, a lovely oasis of calm amongst the...More