Al Rais (Damascus)

Address: Sangakdar Nassry, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Sangakdar Nassry, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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      Surviving Syria

      A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... and other maps call it, "Street Called Straight" which would be real fun explaining to a taxi driver who only speaks an Arabic dialect. But isn't recta also the plural of rectum? So there I was, with a confused taxi driver, on my way to the "Street of Arseholes".

      The hotel was also called Via Recta and when I finally arrived, I wanted to strangle someone for giving the hotel (and street) a name so unfamiliar to locals. The Street of Arseholes was in the very ...

      The Road to Damascus

      A travel blog entry by dan-levitan on Feb 20, 2011

      4 comments, 24 photos

      ... being built into a hillside like most other Roman theaters.

      The night before leaving Damascus Denny and I were enjoying a few beers when Brent came in and asked if I wanted to be in Syrian documentary to which I immediately responding "Absolutely!" The following morning we strolled with the other "extras" to the Damascus National museum. It basically seemed to be a documentary to help ...

      Ramadan Kareem

      A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

      14 photos

      ... of oppulence or wealth, or just for the sake of variety (which I love), dinning here is much more of a social event here, kind of like dimsum, and dishes and dishes arrive at your table to eat abit of this, and a bit of that. I've been advised that for four at a table, to order mezze for four would be more than more-than enough.

      -Some of the dips that are orderable are hummous, baba ganoush (which means father's favourite), labneh (a soft ...

      Damascus, days two and three.

      A travel blog entry by jaredandlucas on May 26, 2010

      9 photos

      ... precautions gave us both a good laugh afterward.


      From the museum, we found a hole-in-the-wall restaurant that served us dishes of rice and tasty vegetable stew for around $2. We walked over to the old city, looking at some old (and very well-preserved) houses, and walked through the souq. We then spent an hour in the hammam, receiving the full package deal - sauna, steam room, exfoliation, bath, and massage. It was ...

      Amman to Damascus

      A travel blog entry by radcliffe-riley on May 08, 2010

      ... and 2 minutes later we've been transferred to an aging but comfortable Mercedes and we're off.

      The journey takes about 3 hours in all. North of Amman is pretty flat, some arable and some very large factories. the border crossing is straight forward, just check point after check point- 4 on the Jordanian side and 3 on the Syrian one. Syria seems immediately bigger and better organised, but also less friendly on the part if it's officials. Before we know it we passed more ...