Al Sham Hotel

Address: Maysaloun Str., Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

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

      Happy endings AREN'T real!

      A travel blog entry by thiswim on May 26, 2014

      3 photos

      ... moment I realized I would never be respected again. I was a woman with no husband and had a daughter instead of a son, but to keep my Sabeehah safe I had to make do. With the drive to protect by baby and the memory of Roni in my mind I trudged on. Ignoring the constant looks from everyone I was able to create a decent future for our daughter. She reminded me of her strong father whenever I saw her, and now she is off to make her own destiny. ...

      Surviving Syria

      A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... The hotel in Aleppo was a palace.

      Aleppo is an ancient city with a walled citadel on a hill which is absolutely spectacular and full of young couples probably getting away from the conservatism down below. You could spend a whole day up here and it's well worth coming to Aleppo just to see it. I was on a mission to buy socks. I was fast running out of underwear and I needed a laundry somewhere, otherwise I needed more underwear. I walked through the souks of Aleppo ...

      Mosque and Churches

      A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle on Sep 13, 2010

      18 photos

      ... in them. An older woman waved her hand at the icons that were high on the wall, and then kissed her hand. Women also lit a candle, blew it out, lit it again, blew it out etc while chanting a prayer. I was the only tourist around.

      Videos:
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      First Impressions

      A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Aug 27, 2010

      3 comments

      ... it forces me to speak Arabic with them. My first day was pretty much a getting to know each other kinda thing. I met the extended family – which included another daughter who was visiting from France with her family. It was very interesting to see a Syrian –French family, especially when they started speaking French to each other. Anyhow I’ll end here for now and will inshaAllah try blogging atleast once a week…. Ma’Asalama for now ...

      Yikes......

      A travel blog entry by knifehammer on Aug 03, 2010

      5 comments, 5 photos

      ... to say, our drive on the baghdad highway was scenic as heck! lots of rocks...and goats...and uh....buildings and rocks and goats and stuff. i actually did see a roman memorial which was pretty neat. the shrines were very cool. supposedly the room in one is dedicated to st.thomas who passed through there..and is also dedicated to some roman guy who didnt shoot a deer which ended up being the mother mary??? that was the jist of it anyway. lots of trap doors ...