Al Majed Hotel

Address: 29th May Street, Damascus, 30301, Syria | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on 29th May 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

        ... They were probably filming a TV series and they were using the citadel as a backdrop. I wondered what CNN would make of all that. Another bloody battle on the streets of Syria.

        After checking out of the hotel I took a taxi to the train station and boarded the train for Damascus. This train, despite being in a country far poorer than Italy or France, would have to be one of the most comfortable trains I'd been on in a while. And it cost a grand total of five ...

        Ramadan Kareem

        A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

        14 photos

        ... celebration, the feel and energy of this culture and changed dramatically. Not only can we not find local, street food during the day, every public nook in this country in brought indoors for Iftar, around 7:40pm each night. Iftar is the breaking of the fast, which is broken with dates, a crispy bread with tamarind caramel sauce on it, soup, tamarind juice, and other delights that I have not been privy too. Needless to say, between the hours of 7 and 9, it ...

        Wrapping it up

        A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010 on Jul 27, 2010

        6 photos

        ... so the campsites (if any) are very basic and quite expensive compared to the hotels. But we can’t complain and the campsite had some proper ablutions and hot showers for a change.

        With everyone feeling refreshed, we grabbed some more wraps at a nearby restaurant, watched the daily soap with the locals and went to bed for the last time in Syria.


        Our "Road to Damascus"

        A travel blog entry by carlier on May 31, 2010

        11 photos

        ... most of our time loitering around the Spice Souq, which was heavily scented with cumin, coffee and perfumes. Each stall providing a different sensory experience. The stall holders are all happy to offer you samples to entice you in. This worked on a couple of the stalls selling sweets! For me this is a shopper’s paradise. Pity our bags are literally bursting and we cannot add anything else!

        Walking along the ...

        The passion of Rough

        A travel blog entry by choy on May 03, 2010

        3 photos

        ... language Arameic, which was widely spoken during the time the New Testament is set and the original language of the Bible. It was a strange evening. As we sat in a restaurant, we all went silent every time a local conversation started, so we could hear them speak the language we were curious about. Obviously used to it, they didn't seem bothered by our odd behaviour. Even with all the travel experience between us, this was the first purely linguistic experience for every one of us.