Al Shahabander Palace Hotel

Address: Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Al Shahabander Palace Hotel Damascus

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Damascus

Give Me Allah or Nothing

A travel blog entry by waymoney on Jan 02, 2015

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... like a fish out of water for I was a Cali girl at heart where water was easily accessible. I was able to witness Ali and his men set up their goods at the Jaryn Doors where several others set up their shops.We decided to spend the day and night in Damascus.First thing we decided to was visit the Umayyad Mosque. It was such a feast for your eyes, grand and elegant.Mosques were not only used for obvious religious reason but for places of discussion with the community. ...

Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

4 comments, 33 photos

... architecture, beautiful gardens and a look at Damascene life during the Ottoman period.
We could visit all the rooms in the palace and get a clear insight into the structure of the family at that time. Like other houses of the period, the palace is divided into Selamlek (public) and Haremlek (private) quarters. The buildings are in three different colours coming from black basalt, limestone and sandstone. The rooms are decorated with wooden panelling and painted ceilings. ...

So long Damascus

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Dec 08, 2010

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... groove I've worn for myself in this city. The friends I've made here in the house, the vendors who I quickly came to know on a first name basis, and the children who call to me as I walk through the neighborhood to my house. I've had my last shave, eaten my last shawerma, received my final scrub at the hammam, and bought my final bag of dates. Otherwise I've said goodbye to those who I've come to know over the last few weeks.

Damascus has been a wonderful city to wander ...

Finding my feet

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 07, 2010

1 comment

"The more one is able to leave one's cultural home, the more easily is one able to judge it, and the whole world as well, with the spiritual detachment and generosity necessary for true vision. The more easily, too, does one assess oneself and alien cultures with the same combination of intimacy and distance."
Edward Said, Orientalism

I've found my feet here in Damascus, and have easily fallen into a routine ...

Day 6 - The End is Nigh

A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler on Oct 02, 2010

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... Shopping in the souk) i felt a very different atmosphere in comparison to Aleppo and its souks. Whilst trying to barter with some guys i found it quite difficult to interact with them as if because i was a tourist there was no deal to be made. It was certainly less accessible to gain a bargain (even though with the currency exchange i was ...