Al Shahabander Palace Hotel

Address: Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Damascus, is near Apamea, Damascus Center, 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

Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

4 comments, 33 photos

... 8230;. tot waterpijpen! Terwijl we rondwandelden in de souks kwam het leven langzaam op gang en het duurde niet erg lang of er heerste een gezellige drukte!

Verder ook een aantal mooie bezienswaardigheden bezocht: Azem paleis, Khan Assad-Pacha, Hammam Nour al-Din Al-Shaheed, Geneeskunde museum, Nationaal Archeologisch Museum.

Bijna alle vrouwen zijn gehuld in een lang kleed -meestal zwart- en een hoofddoek. Weinigen gaan westers gekleed .De vrouwelijke ...

6 months...

A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Mar 03, 2011

... I was going to learn how to cook. I did ofcourse. I now actually know 10 different ways on how to make “Indome” – which is ofcourse boiled noodles. But I've gotten really really creative and I’ve learnt how to make noodles with fried veggies, noodles with cold cuts, noodles with just some ketchup and hot sauce, noodles with some sesame oil and eggs, and ofcourse noodles the way the instructions tell you how to make em. God I miss my ...

So long Damascus

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Dec 08, 2010

4 photos

"Travel is at its most rewarding when it ceases to be about reaching a destination and becomes indistinguishable from living your life." -Paul Theroux

As my time here is coming to a close I'm going about the city making sure to tick off the 'must see' boxes. Along with my roommates Toby and Angela I took a taxi up to Kassioun mountain, a small rise of swirling and rolling rock which forms the North West boundary of Damascus. It was the perfect place to gain perspective on ...

Eid in Damascus

A travel blog entry by jonbart on Nov 17, 2010

1 photo

As I walked through a cemetery trying to disguise myself as a local, I was asked by a probably-half-blind old man to help him pour water in one of the flower pots at a grave he had come to visit... down another perfectly paved street with cars parked on both sides, I walked by what could only be described as a temporary wooden sheep ...

Damascus and then...I'm out!

A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Nov 09, 2010

23 photos

... are one thing, reality and human ingenuity another. It's very easy to access any banned website through a proxy server so in all the internet cafes, coffee shops or hostels you'll see Syrians wasting away as much time on Facebook as denizens of any western country. Take that Bashar al-Assad!

An oft asked question of travellers bound for Syria is, “why Syria?” or “are you insane?”. This refrain comes not only from ...