Al Sham Hotel

Maysaloun Str., Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Axis of zataar, mosques and neon mountains

A travel blog entry by henniterness


... of different nationalities to get the visa. So we leave Beirut really late in hopes of avoiding hour long lines. Turns out getting through was not issue whatsoever. Piece of cake!

We meet up with our CS host Pieter and his two friends at the bus station and make our way to his apartment in the embassy neighbourhood Muhajreen. We stay up until three or so to take over the still warm beds of Elke and Johann, who are catching a flight back to Belgium.

Love and travel have in common .....

A travel blog entry by sorbus


... holes left by the French trying to subdue an uprising back in the 20s. The President has great power appointing the Prime Minister and ministers. He seems to be liked, as is his father still, despite the latter's bloody reputation. About 20,000 died when he ordered the town of Hama to be bombed in an effort to get rid of the political party the Muslin Brotherhood. (It worked.) The father died about ten years ago and change is said to be slow – the usual battle between reformers ...

Sayyidna Zainab(AS)

A travel blog entry by salamdimashq


... with women from all over the world. You could hear Farsi , Arabic, Urdhu Kurdish, Turkish, and English all around you as women from all scopes of life and cultures come and pay their respects to Sayyedna Zainab(AS)

For my first homage to Sayyedna Zainab(AS) this first entry is enough. No more words can express the feelings that over power you, and the calmness that surrounds ...

Damn that Bloody Sun... and the Israelis

A travel blog entry by bernie-s


... really believe me. But it's true, I like it more than I thought I would. I will miss it, and I will definitely return. I have met so many fantastic people and seen incredible sites of both beauty and historical magnificence. Syria is a country that any person who is serious about travelling should visit. Any person serious about history – ancient and modern - , serious about meeting people and serious about seeking the truth and ignoring the stereotype should definitely not miss this incredible ...

Discover Old City Damascus

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler


... salamlik is the guest wing comprised of formal halls, reception areas and large courtyards with cascading fountains.

Khan As'ad Pasha

Khan As’ad Pasha is the largest khan in the Old City of Damascus covering an area of 27,000 square feet. It was built in 1751 and named after As’ad Pasha al-Azm, the same man for whom Azm Palace ...


This hotel, located on Maysaloun Str., Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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