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  • Average8%
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11 Feb 2013
“Hijaz railway station”
22 Aug 2012
“beautiful from outside”
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Reviewed 12 February 2013

An old very nice building, nicely hand made decoration, an old train more than a 100 years old refurbished and parked outside

4  Thank ImadHaidar
Reviewed 23 August 2012

just the structor is good, but now the building serves as " nothing" so you can just view it from outside, where inside is nothing.

1  Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 13 December 2011

The Hejaz Railroad Station building is just outside the City Walls of the Old City of Damascus. Simply enter and you leave the hustle, bustle and noise of the city behind you. I really like the recent refurbishing as they have kept many of the...More

Date of experience: December 2011
3  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 11 November 2011

another interesting pece of Ottoman Architecture impressed by Western Architecture...

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank FatihErmihan
Reviewed 6 October 2010

The line still operates as a tourist attraction but not from the Hejaz station. There is a free bus transfer to teh actual station (quite a way out along the line) The guy in the museum can tell you when the it leaves, but he...More

2  Thank wrightone50
Reviewed 22 September 2010

Currently, it's a book store and one old locomotive. Building is good to see, only if you have too much free time and have completed all the list. Check it on Google Earth to know the current situation. Now, It's just a building without any...More

1  Thank M5555
Reviewed 3 November 2009

I visited on 22/10/2009. The museum is open from 9.00am to 1.00pm every day except Fridays. It is very well cared for and in addition to the outdoor locomotive display, there is an excellent indoor hall with railway artefacts and photographs. The workshops are also...More

Thank JimdDublin
Reviewed 30 September 2009

The railway museum and collection of old steam engines at Cadem is a wonderful introduction to the Hedjaz railway. The museum is attached to the original works, over 100 years old, which still keeps a few steam locomotives in running order for enthusiast trips. The...More

2  Thank ChrisJames
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