Al Yam

Address: Najmeh Sqr. -Facung Al Orient Club, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Najmeh Sqr. -Facung Al Orient Club, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Seriously Syria

A travel blog entry by lisaandluke on Oct 11, 2011

When we left Lebanon, Damascus was our first stop. Right away we realized Syria was quite a bit more conservative than the other countries. It was so insanely hot, and I had to cover up the most. It was miserable… I felt like one of those old men that have a sweating problem. To sum up food, it wasn't the best. Luke lived off shawarmas, while I lived off of ...

Welcome to Damascus

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 05, 2010

... first quote.
"No no, Mr. cab driver, I'll give you 1"
"No, 20. 20 good price for you."
"you'll take me for 1 or I'll get out and walk" I said, knowing very well that it wasn't that far.
We bantered back and forth before he finally accepted my offer.
Three minutes later he dropped me off at the station
I grabbed my bag out of the back and handed him 1JD, which was still too much.
"have a nice day" he said
"up yours" ...

Saw lots of WC's - Worst day ever!!!

A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort on Sep 30, 2010

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... Had early night, slept outside for first time on mat. It was a very windy night, quite noisy but I think I only slept a little bit. Feeling absolute **** I was told I still had to go to Lebanon. I wasn’t too happy at all (due to some reason, group visa ****) and no refund even thought haven’t paid. I was very ****** off with our tour guide.

Mosque and Churches

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle on Sep 13, 2010

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... men may not wear shorts. Next door is Saladin's tomb.

The mosque has a large courtyard, where you can see the mosaic on the entrance wall. Inside there were large groups of people on tours, many from Iran as the mosque is a pilgrimage site for Shiite Muslims. There is a tomb allegedly holding John the Baptist's head. Shiite women would go up and kiss the outer enclosure of the tomb.

Day 97: Amman - Damascus

A travel blog entry by danielandai on Sep 08, 2010

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... is that they make it very awkward and difficult about the visas on the border but most people can get them in the end. Why don't they agree to issue visas on the border with extra fee. I think most of the tourists are happy to pay $20 to $30 for express visa service on the border rather than charging $5 bribe, but I guess that's how they want to operate the visas…

Anyway, our taxi driver was little ...