Al Yam

Address: Najmeh Sqr. -Facung Al Orient Club, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

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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TripAdvisor Reviews Al Yam Damascus

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding
 

Travel Blogs from Damascus

My First Discovery

A travel blog entry by trinidadrh on Mar 25, 2011

2 comments, 3 photos

... to meet my friend. While standing with my bags on the side of the road, I was excited by the new sights, smells and sounds that greeted me there. Vendors selling aromatic street food were enthusiastically tending to their customers. Cars purred and beeped past me as they tried to find space on the road to quickly arrive at their destinations.

What happened next was my first amazing discovery during ...

Welcome to Damascus

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 05, 2010

... Little did I know that this place was on the far end of town. And they waddled like penguins. And they stared, noses upward, mouths open, at anything remotely interesting, pointing and explaining to me "very old, very famous."

We slowly waddled past a seemingly endless variety of street vendors. Shwarma stands with their charcoal kissed meat taunted me, men stood around roadside carts, laughing as they pushed handfuls of fresh fava beans ...

Damascus - A weekend break in the Axis of Evil

A travel blog entry by cessna152 on Sep 09, 2010

17 photos

... was awash with noise - yapping toy dogs, peddlers shouting for custom, pomegranate juice sellers clinking glasses, and people yelling to be heard above the din. “Look at these,” said Angela pointing at a stall selling stuffed birds of prey. Falcons, buzzards and eagles were all for sale, some with snakes clasped in their beaks. A couple of abaya-wearing women were looking at them while the owner of the stall hovered nearby. “I think this is the best souq I’ve been ...

Damn that Bloody Sun... and the Israelis

A travel blog entry by bernie-s on Aug 04, 2010

3 comments

... although one becomes accustomed in Syria to the police with guns, army trucks racing past, and random military men in uniform sitting next to you on a bus and asking if you like Syria "erm... yes of course, absolutely love that bloody president, what a guy!", (The truth of this statement is something that should perhaps be told upon leaving Syria) it was still disconcerting to walk to down the street regularly passing guys with guns. Men not in uniform but in suits. Once, as we ...

We eat, and sleep, in style in Damascus, Syria

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

1 comment, 87 photos

... the hill, but must still be in some sort of sensitive area, as Murray is accosted by a plain clothes security man for taking a photo of an old mosque. Even when he is shown that it is just a photo of a mosque, he still insists we delete it. Further along, we got mixed up with a heavy hitter in a flash vehicle, with security, while we were working out where to go. The heavy hitter was polite and helpful, some sort of expat diplomat, so we thanked him ...