Al Fares Hotel

Address: 29th May St, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 29th May St, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Give Me Allah or Nothing

A travel blog entry by waymoney on Jan 02, 2015

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... group.We traveled with Ali and his merchants through a caravan and camels. During this time period the use of camel and caravans were the most desirable way to get around for trade or transportation but also by boat in the Indian Ocean Trade routes. At the time it was cheaper to utilize camels to carry most of the goods across long distances. Traveling to through the Middle East proved to be difficult due to hot, arid desert and piercing rays of the sun. I felt ...

Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

4 comments, 33 photos

... Under their long dress they wear fashionable shoes.
The souk was very crowded, but the merchants didn't really bother us much.We could walk leisurely and look without been disturbed by pushy merchants!

We also visited other interesting spots: Azem palace, Khan Assad-Pacha, Hammam Nour al-Din Al-Shaheed, Museum of Medicine, National Archeologic Museum.

The Azem Palace (now Museum of popular art's and traditions), is a great place to visit, mainly for ...

Damascus and then...I'm out!

A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Nov 09, 2010

23 photos

... are one thing, reality and human ingenuity another. It's very easy to access any banned website through a proxy server so in all the internet cafes, coffee shops or hostels you'll see Syrians wasting away as much time on Facebook as denizens of any western country. Take that Bashar al-Assad!

An oft asked question of travellers bound for Syria is, “why Syria?” or “are you insane?”. This refrain comes not only from ...

Just for Patti :-)

A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Sep 25, 2010

... of the maids come from Malaysia and interesting enough adapt very well to Syrian culture. Some of them come directly from Malaysia, or others come from Saudi Arabia (even better as they now know the language). After this, I started noticing many of these maids around Muhajirin, and even during my frequent trips to the mosque of Sayyedna Zainab(AS) I saw a couple of them with their Saudi families. They are very friendly and they love to say hi and strike up a ...

Day 97: Amman - Damascus

A travel blog entry by danielandai on Sep 08, 2010

7 photos

Today, we are crossing the border to Syria. We thought about taking a bus first but we were advised to take a shared taxi if we don't have a visa yet because the bus company probably refuse you if we don't have a visa to Syria. We took a taxi to where shared taxi companies are located in town (2JD) and a driver dropped us at one of those companies. (There are several companies but I presume they offer more or less the same price) ...

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