Al Iwan

Address: Bahsa Al Itihad Street, Damascus, Syria | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Bahsa Al Itihad Street, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    Surviving Syria

    A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... trying to explain this address to a taxi driver. And I was right. The taxi driver had no idea, even with my ever so inaccurate Google Maps displayed in front of him, showing the location which was five blocks away from where it should have been. While in the taxi and trying to explain the address to him, it occurred to me. Via Recta? OK - so that's not Arabic. It's Latin. No help to me in a country that doesn't speak Latin. It's supposed to mean "Straight Street" or as ...

    Sikera (Σικερα)

    A travel blog entry by reinder.prins on Feb 27, 2011

    8 photos

    ... Germans barely fitted through... great entertainment! We did also try and speak to some local shepherds, but my Arab is definitely not up to scratch; I felt like I could communicate better with the sheep then with the people...

    That night I visited a local tea-house with few other travelers. Alcohol is not a part of daily life in most parts of Damascus and therefore the favorite pastime for a lot of males is drinking ...

    The Road to Damascus

    A travel blog entry by dan-levitan on Feb 20, 2011

    4 comments, 24 photos

    ... being built into a hillside like most other Roman theaters.

    The night before leaving Damascus Denny and I were enjoying a few beers when Brent came in and asked if I wanted to be in Syrian documentary to which I immediately responding "Absolutely!" The following morning we strolled with the other "extras" to the Damascus National museum. It basically seemed to be a documentary to help ...

    Ramadan Kareem

    A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

    14 photos

    ... as the salesmen seemed to be harder to bargain with as Iftar approached. Also, the souk that seemed devoted to materials, industrial goods and tourist items during the day opened up to food sellers at all times as Iftar approached. Lots of raw meets, fresh produce, breads, drinks and sweets all made their way out of the cracks after 5pm. Of course, some restaurants around the Aleppan citadel, and generally in this secular Damascan city, are open to tourists. But ...

    Our "Road to Damascus"

    A travel blog entry by carlier on May 31, 2010

    11 photos

    ... most of our time loitering around the Spice Souq, which was heavily scented with cumin, coffee and perfumes. Each stall providing a different sensory experience. The stall holders are all happy to offer you samples to entice you in. This worked on a couple of the stalls selling sweets! For me this is a shopper’s paradise. Pity our bags are literally bursting and we cannot add anything else!

    Walking along the ...