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Souq al-Hamidiyyeh

Between the Citadel And the Omayyad Mosque, Damascus, Syria
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a MUST in Damascus

I was in Damascus for a week in the summer of 2009 so a little while before the war, and in this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mallak M
Hope it will stay safe

One of the best and famous markets In Syria, very cheap and a long list of things you can buy... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
WasefAbdulhadi
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Between the Citadel And the Omayyad Mosque, Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Damascus for a week in the summer of 2009 so a little while before the war, and in this week I went twice to Souq al-Hamidiyyeh, it's a beautiful place where you can walk around, buy souvenirs and enjoy locally made ice...More

Thank Mallak M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best and famous markets In Syria, very cheap and a long list of things you can buy starting from vegetables and fruits, ending with hand-made syrian traditional things

Thank WasefAbdulhadi
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I like the souk pretty much, you can find every thing you want with very low prices, Very crowded souk, but near to lots of amazing places

Thank George M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This old Souk leads to both the Omayyad mosque and the old city of Damascus full of every type of shop imaginable it is a must visit place!

Thank Damien S
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Souq Al Hamidiyyeh reflects the old Syrian lifestyle. The shops there had been inherited from generation to another. I like the great relationship and combination among the owners of the shops there. They will invite your to share them Breakfast when you pass by their...More

Thank Mazen k
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

nice traditional syrian bazaar with good shops and old design long way to the amawi mosque,anyone who want to visit syria must visit this place

Thank winstoncraven
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It's a pleasure for me to visit souq al hamediyyih in Damascus from time to time l feel every time as if it's my first visit , it's an ancient souq full of parts , one for kitchen and houseware another for gold and silver...More

Thank Nuha A
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Souk al hamidiya is one of the oldiest souks in the world. It is situated in the centre of the old city in Damascus... It concludes more than 50 market where you can buy antika thing or a cultural thing...

Thank Jad S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Even now, this is a place that everyone must see. All senses are aroused in this historic, amazing souk.

Thank victortwoone
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I have been there before the damn war in Syria, which I hope to be over asap. Anyway pin it to your mind: you have not visited Syria altogether if you miss this one. The experience is pure middle eastern! Have some snacks with you,...More

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464anusuyas
26 November 2015|
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Response from EZ_Leb | Reviewed this property |
There are restaurants and coffee shops near the entrances... an adult person can simply sit there until shoppers are done with their tour.
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