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a remote monastery that welcomed all...

This blog is one of the series of blogs that I will write about the amazing month that I spent in... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Shumaila Y
Nice

I like it. I'm in love with this village and whole places in this village. Just wait to war get... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
JavadAbbasi
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Shiraz, Iran
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This is the Monastery of St. Moses the Abyssinian and is located 80 kilometers north of Damascus.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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Maaloula, Syria
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This blog is one of the series of blogs that I will write about the amazing month that I spent in the wonderful country Syria in 2008. One of my most fondest memory of my stay in Syria was visiting Dier Mar Musa – Monastery...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

I like it. I'm in love with this village and whole places in this village. Just wait to war get over and return there

3  Thank JavadAbbasi
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Reviewed 16 May 2011

Wonderful place to spend a few nights away from it all and to make some new friends. As one of the below posters said, the place is not designed to be a hotel, so the mattresses and blankets are very worn, there are a few...More

4  Thank NJ26
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Reviewed 25 April 2011

How to get there: Take a cab from Damskus - we paid 3.500 SYP or Take a minibus from Damascus and go to Nebek and ask the driver of the minibus to drive you to Mar Musa (around 17km from Nebek) - give him around...More

2  Thank Ehrenhal
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Reviewed 16 July 2009

this is also a site for eastern orthodox christians pilgrims. actually not in Maaloula, but off Nabk city which is about half hour to the north, and can be assigned one day with both Maaloula and Seidnaya if christian pilgrimage is your thing...maybe St Paul's...More

1  Thank eddnash
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Reviewed 7 October 2008

The Monastry is actually well past Maaloula. You have to go through the town of Nebuk, up a winding road between the mountains. There are signs and anyone will help with directions from Nebuk. Then you have to walk up one and a half kilometres...More

3  Thank Auntiebeeb
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