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To really see and enjoy Damascus one must visit the Old City...

To really see and enjoy Damascus one must visit the Old City, which is still almost encompassed by... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Thomas W
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Damascus, Syria
Bustling, lively and absolutely charming

We visited in January 2018 and spent most of the trip in the Old City. Incredibly beautiful as... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Rara_1818
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

To really see and enjoy Damascus one must visit the Old City, which is still almost encompassed by the old Citadel Walls and the old city walls continue to run along the majority of this cities border. This trip with my wife was planned to...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We visited in January 2018 and spent most of the trip in the Old City. Incredibly beautiful as ever, busy, great food with many many charming little restaurants and cafes and antique shops scattered in the alleys. what i would recommend the most is simply...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

if anyboidy like orieantal old cities so ui recommend to go around this old city old area in damascus i realy enjoyed walking and shopping i visited the city at 2001

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

read Thubron's book Mirror to Damascus if you need convincing - or just read it anyway. Visit the oldest Hamam - as if stepping back 500 years, i was suddenly a trader of pearls or other commodity, resting in this haven, after a coarse invigorating...More

Thank jeremy888
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The Ancient City of Damascus is the historic city center of Damascus, Syria. The old city which is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world,[1] contains numerous archaeological sites, including some historical churches and mosques. Many cultures have left their mark, especially...More

Thank Fadi A
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Bab Sharqi : is one of Gates still being at east side from the old city which is surrounded with the old historical Wall and full of many Christians Churches

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Old City of Damascus is a “must see” especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan as well at night time!! Most everyone visits the Hamidiyah Souk, but I prefer the many smaller souks which run around the Omayyad Mosque and around the Old Citadel....More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Alqanawat area :inside old city of Damascus near Khalid street and Bab sreajah,it's famous with narrow roads and many historical places and restaurants

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Old cobblestone paths, tiny lanes, ancient ruins, churches, mosques, bars, old hotels, restaurants the old city of Damascus is spectacular

Thank Damien S
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Old Damascus is considered to be the oldest inhabitant city in the world and the first capital city in the history,it was visited by kings,leaders,scientists,great men in history, and companions of the prophet Mohammed . It is filled with mosques,churches,schools,houses,markets.Old alleyways and an ancient Romanian...More

Thank Nuha A
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