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 Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

The City of my Birth

A travel blog entry by sidwell on May 22, 2013

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Today I start my journey to the far east, traveling along the Silk Route. I will be Staying in one of the finest inns in the city, perhaps even the world. It is called the prancing Camel and it is located on the farthest outskirts of Damascus. It is in the Trading district, and while looking for some water skins for my journey today, I ran into some Jews. They are a ...

Surviving Syria

A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

1 comment, 5 photos

... chef's fault. I noticed this sort of melancholy behaviour quite a lot in Syria and I can't work out why tourists rave about the openness of the people. Openness? No. Their hospitality is obedient, to say the least, but what's desperately missing in this country is a smile.

I'm not talking about the average local here because I wasn't in Syria long enough to meet many. I'm talking about the service sector in a country that is state run and not too bothered about ...

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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Hmmmmmmm

A travel blog entry by fnahallnz on Feb 19, 2011

3 comments, 9 photos

... by. We found out that we didn't actually have to pay to see the ruins, only if we wanted to look at the tombs, which we didn't. We walked around the ruins and it started to rain. We were in the middle of the desert and it was raining!  Lucky it was only a short shower and we were soon surround by blue skies. The ruins were great but after seeing ruins for what seems like months they didn't blow me away. We caught a bus back to Damascus only to ...

Sweatin' it up

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 18, 2010

2 photos

... area that serves as the changing and resting area. We greet the attendant, deposit our valuables in the safe, remove our shoes, don flip flops, and climb up to the changing area. Any sense of city stress slowly starts to dissolve.

I change my clothes for a basic cotton sheet, get a bar of soap, a natural fiber scrubby, and small vial of shampoo- then duck into a labyrinth of steam and tile. Originally the hammam would have been ...