Al Jalaa

Address: Mazzeh quarter, Damascus, Syria | 3 star hotel
 
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Mazzeh quarter, Damascus, is near Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Apamea, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Al Jalaa Damascus

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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Surviving Syria

A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

1 comment, 5 photos

... a bit timid, they weren't hostile. Maybe it was the current mood.

I spent a whole morning trying to find a school that specialised in teaching Arabic in conjunction with activities like cooking and this was a concept I wanted to write about in the Middle East. After two hours of walking around the area and asking people for directions I gave up. I could have called them but I wanted to try to find the school without having to call them. After all, my mobile phone ...

Sikera (Σικερα)

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

8 photos

... don't seem to go to tea houses for some reason... A tea-house will offer coffee and tea (both freshly made according to local customs) and a so-called Shisha, or water-pipe. While enjoying this you can play a variety of (board) games on offer or grab a bit of food. It was quite interesting to see how the younger generation of Syria was enjoying their coffee while playing a computer-game together on a laptop.... Times change!

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Back to Damascus

A travel blog entry by meezerman on Dec 17, 2010

14 photos

... mentioned by name in the New Testament, and still there 2,000 years later. I later visit the Roman Arch, several gates, the chapel of Saint Paul (built on the spot where he escaped over the walls of the city), and the ancient chapel of Saint Ananias.

We have our final group dinner at a wonderful hidden gem of a restaurant near the gates to the old city where we say goodbye to our guide and those in our group who were leaving the tour in Syria. ...

Sweatin' it up

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 18, 2010

2 photos

"Your city will not be perfect until the day that it has a hammam"

In my attempt to secure a bid for 'the laziest man in the world' award I have stopped shaving. No no, the beard isn't making a comeback, not this year, perhaps never. I've just stopped doing it myself; why would I bother, when I can pay a barber 50 SP (about a dollar) to do it for me? Never mind that the kid wielding the straight blade to my jaw looks like ...

Ramadan Kareem

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

14 photos

... Louis' mind at ease).
When ordering meals, its important not to order mezze for the number of people at the table. Of course, reading the menu is half the fun, with options like "meat with faith and service", "different birds", "different nuts", and "cabatschino". Dinner usually starts with plates of nuts, and sometimes pickles, fresh veg and the like. After ordering an array of dips, mains and everything else, the dips usually come immediately as they ...