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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... caliphs introduced Abd al-Malik a currency to replace the Sasinaid and Byzantine based currency that had new coins based on Arabic characters but banned representations of figures. I was able to witness how easier buying of goods with a established currency it seems that it seemed to centralized the imperial economy. People said he was fair ruler who faced alot of problems once a caliph but it seemed everything to prosper and be peaceful under his rule.

Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

4 comments, 33 photos

Damascus is the capital of Syria and one of the most ancient cities in the world. Under the Roman it was a chief town, and later the fortress of Bilad-Al-Sham, and the passage to Mecca the pavilion of all Muslims. The old city of Damascus still preserve its graphical and historical aspects, and is until today protected by the high wall.

Damascus has a wealth of historical sites dating back to many different periods of the city's history. Since ...

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

... she is in Lebanon. Maybe she didn't know about hostels because she is an actress, maybe she doesn't know because she lives there not a traveller there (I don't know much about hostels in Tokyo…) but it was an interesting experience.

Eventually 2 other guys who share our taxi turned up and we left the office. They were one Jordanian guy and one Syrian guy and one Jordanian driver. None of them spoke ...

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