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Bab Sharqi , Almoustaqeem St,

Bab Sharqi : is one of Gates still being at east side from the old city which is surrounded with... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Mosaied A
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I prefer the many smaller souks which run around the Omayyad Mosque and around the Old Citadel.

The Old City of Damascus is a “must see” especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan as well at... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
ThomasfromDamascus
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Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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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Thank Mosaied A
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 ThomasfromDamascus
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 23 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
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is the old city of the capital of damascus, with old streets,old houses and buildings,old churches and also old mosques.But what is new is the restaurants and pubs all over the streets of the old city...awesome and amazing city

1  Thank Jad S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Damascus the old one. The one with old houses, narrow alleyways. With gates still standing and mosques still calling for prayer and churches ringing their bells every Sunday. Damascus with the simple and calm life. With social proximity. The door next to the other. The...More

1  Thank ZKZ15
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Some of the best history is in that area, Christianity is showing on what is now the Umayyad mosque after the invasion, the little shops, cafes, restaurants, would blow your mind and prepare to get souvenirs from there

Thank Kat92015
Reviewed 22 May 2016

When you walk around the streets and you feel the ambience in the streets of old Damascus I bet you will be transformed to a different era, Its sad that its not recommended for everyone to go there, But if you can tha experience yourself...More

Thank ALI AKBER M
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Visited Summer 2010 Damascus is an ancient city and you really feel that when walking in the old city. The ancient architecture and mixture of buildings really brings history to life. There are so many historical tales that take place in this city, so it...More

Thank Nicole A
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