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 Apamea, Damascus Center, 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

        ... what to do. I had access to foreign TV channels in my room which was strange but apparently the government can't prohibit that. So I was able to see the protests unfolding from the eyes of CNN and BBC, even though their journalists were banned from entering Syria. The local TV channels showed a different side to the violence and the focus was on their heroic soldiers killed in battle against terrorists. Who to believe? After two nights in possibly the best hotel room since ...

        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

        ... getting to a hotel was easy since I was still traveling with Brent, who was already familiar with the city after spending over 10 days here previously. The day we arrived also happened to be the celebration of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday. The main souq was extremely packed but quite impressive if nothing else than for its cavernous, lengthy main hall. In the middle of the souq area stands the ...

        96.2% of the moon visible

        A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 22, 2010

        9 photos

        ... the day wasn't that bad. My inclinations were right though-when I checked the internet, i found out how close we were to a full moon. Some inconvenient and stupid things happened, but the positives were evident. We got some sun, saw some great cultural items, and experienced a busy Ramadan night. I just have to remember to be more aware of my money and to try not to get so anxious at bus stations. Good thing we're taking the bus to Amman on Wednesday! ...

        Wrapping it up

        A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010 on Jul 27, 2010

        6 photos

        ... a truck must be easy though as you just past whenever you want – even if there’s another one approaching from the front. That’s what the ground shoulders next to the tar is for isn’t it…

        With Mzee quite comfortably handling the big guys, we had some minutes to spare and took a detour to Ma’loula – the only place ...