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the aroma of history

this a very nice place to visit where you can spend few hors in the late morning of after noon wher... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Damascus, Syria
Wow! Fav Place in Damascus

Takiyya is a hidden gem in Damascus. I cannot stop going there ever since I first went a few months... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Saba A
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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30 Sep 2017
“the aroma of history”
2 Aug 2016
“Wow! Fav Place in Damascus”
Central Damascus, Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

this a very nice place to visit where you can spend few hors in the late morning of after noon wher eyou can see this ancient building-mosque.also its associated with a small walk in Souq Bazar where you can see and purchase handi crafted itmes,...More

Thank Talalloo
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Takiyya is a hidden gem in Damascus. I cannot stop going there ever since I first went a few months ago. Most of the shop keepers are well trained and can communicate in English. It is a brilliant place for buying fine Damascene crafts. The...More

Thank Saba A
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A bit expensive for Syrians, yet cheap and divers for foreigners, and the handicrafts are amazing and unique. Few shops though.

Thank Samer K
Reviewed 11 June 2015

A fascinating bit of old Damascus right opposite the Four Seasons Hotel. Originally a hospice with a mosque in the Ottoman style, it now has a few handicraft shops but it still exudes an air of peace and tranquillity.

Thank Lissacaha
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

A very nice and great place in mid of Damascus which have a very nice and big garden. A museum is also located at the same location which contains a very old planes and cars

Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed 11 February 2013

A nice handicraft market in the capital of Syria Damascus, nice visit contained a hand blown galss factory, an old brokar factory and many shops

Thank ImadHaidar
Reviewed 23 August 2012

it is unique in mixing old style of souk, and nature, and every thing is original. yet it needs more attention from specialized bodies, and there are many ideas to use to revive this place, like old style cafes some street musical performance, that are...More

Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 13 December 2011

Simply dismiss the many store owners which are trying to get you into one of their shops and just look at the many sights in this famous souq! Don't forget to look up, as you will be amazed at the lovely architecture.

Thank ThomasfromDamascus
Reviewed 10 May 2009

very pleasant monument..it is an early Ottoman style mosque from the 1500's.. this style is reminiscnt of what you might see in Istanbul..with the numerous small domes and the pencil shaped minarets. it houses a small military meuseum as well in the many rooms attached...More

1  Thank eddnash
Reviewed 21 May 2008

This is a great place where you can see some of the locals making items such as glass and paintings and embroidery. More relaxed than the main Souk. Dont forget to bargain hard.

1  Thank DurbanGal
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