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Mount Qassioun (Jebal Kasioun)

Damascus, Syria
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Wounderful view

Beautiful site and view, average restaurants, go with a good camera, u can see all Damascus from... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2012
Amazing View

The City view is amazing, but don’t try any restaurant there specially the outdoor, not even to... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2012
Amman, Jordan
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  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
24 Jun 2017
“Nice view of Damascus”
6 Nov 2016
“Not bad”
Damascus, Syria
Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 4 March 2012

Beautiful site and view, average restaurants, go with a good camera, u can see all Damascus from above.

1  Thank Turabo
Reviewed 10 January 2012

The City view is amazing, but don’t try any restaurant there specially the outdoor, not even to seat u will be charged and there no city control there

1  Thank An27
Reviewed 13 December 2011

The short drive up to the top of Mt. Qassioun is fun and the road is very new and wide!! The approach to the top you start to view the beautiful areas to the South of the city of Damascus. Now in the winter time...More

1  Thank ThomasfromDamascus
Reviewed 11 October 2011

I like this mountain sooo much Syria my favorite country especially damascus

1  Thank fadoushi
Reviewed 2 October 2011

VERY cold in the winter and chilled most of the summer. Too busy during the weekend, syrians from all levels of society go there each once in a while. restaurants with budgets suitable for everyone are there. tea/coffee/hot chocolate makers walk around looking for costumers...More

Thank 3allaf
Reviewed 19 July 2010

i went there very early in the morning, it was empty of people, the air was so refreshing, and the view was amazing just avoid it when it's crowded you don't want the loud music and car fumes to ruin the experience so go either...More

2  Thank HistoryWoman
Reviewed 22 May 2010

I think the best that you can do is to buy a shawarma in the city center, go to the top by car and see the amazing view and eat an ABSOLUTELY delicious shawarma (kebab) during the sunset. I did the same a year ago...More

Thank xxkarin
Reviewed 10 May 2009

a wonderful view of the etire city..same view that havent changed for thousands of years..was charming at the sunset hour.. bargain the cab driver well before you go..you can spend an hour up there watching the city lights coming to life in the early evening,...More

Thank eddnash
Reviewed 21 May 2008

As I mentioned in previous review we went to one of the restaurants at top of mountain to watch the sunset. It was a nice view but our evening was spoiled as the restaurant was average food and service and the taxi ripped us off...More

1  Thank DurbanGal
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