Al Khair Palace Hotel

Address: Straight Street, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Straight Street, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

    A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

    4 comments, 33 photos

    ... which are a replica of the public baths in the city but on a smaller scale. The salamlik is the guest wing, and it comprises the formal halls, reception areas and large courtyards with traditional cascading fountains.
    Used in the building of this palace were several types of stones including limestone, sandstone, basalt, and marble.This provided for a natural decorative appearance of the structure. The ceilings have painted wooden panels that display natural scenes.


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    Finding my feet

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 07, 2010

    1 comment

    ... next to the train tracks will tell you, after a while it ceases to disturb your slumber. I don't care what the muezzin says; sleep is way better than prayer.

    As I've mentioned all along, my plan was to study Arabic at the University here. Well, plans change. After locating the school, gathering the necessary registration forms, and even going through the whole process of getting tested for AIDS, I abandoned that plan ...

    Saw lots of WC's - Worst day ever!!!

    A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort on Sep 30, 2010

    4 photos

    ... Had early night, slept outside for first time on mat. It was a very windy night, quite noisy but I think I only slept a little bit. Feeling absolute **** I was told I still had to go to Lebanon. I wasn’t too happy at all (due to some reason, group visa ****) and no refund even thought haven’t paid. I was very ****** off with our tour guide.
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    Mosque and Churches

    A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle on Sep 13, 2010

    18 photos

    In the AM went to the Umayyad Mosque. It was a temple to Jupiter, converted into a basilica, and then converted into a mosque in 708 AD. For 100 years after the Muslim conquest, it was shared between Christians and Muslims with the building split in half.

    Non-Muslims enter through a visitor entrance, called the "Putting on Special Clothes Room." Women must be covered from legs to head (scarf ...

    Day 97: Amman - Damascus

    A travel blog entry by danielandai on Sep 08, 2010

    7 photos

    ... granted the visas to us. Phew… We tried to ask whether it is possible to get multiple entry visa as we were considered about going to Lebanon too, but it was out of questions. It was difficult enough to get a single entry visa, so we should have been happy about our visas I guess. So, in the end, Syrian visa mission at the border was successful but we had to pay a small bribe… it is less than $5. What I ...