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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      A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

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      ... I decided to move on to Damascus despite the warnings.

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      4 comments, 24 photos

      ... Umayyad mosque,built in 706 AD on top of a Byzantine cathedral which had previously been built over a temple of Jupiter. The food here was more varied as well. While maneuvering through the souq we stopped to enjoy some delicious Damascus ice cream at Bakdash, which has served ice cream here since 1890, and a cinnamon waffle dipped in hot chocolate. We also met a guy named Denny who had lived ...

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      ... Louis' mind at ease).
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      A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010 on Jul 27, 2010

      6 photos

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