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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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

4 comments, 33 photos

... with old shops on the ground floor. The space of the central courtyard is divided into nine equal square modules, where each module is covered with a dome. The second floor, accessible by a staircase located to the right of the main entrance, was used mainly for lodging and has eighty rooms arranged along a gallery facing the courtyard.
An octagonal marble fountain occupies the center of the courtyard below the central dome.

Azem Palace: was originally built ...

Welcome to Damascus

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 05, 2010

... mouths, young children shrieked with delight as they greedily licked giant cones of hand churned ice cream dipped in crushed pistachios, grandmothers walked away from pomegranate juice stalls with crimson mustaches. My stomach began to eat itself. But I was stuck with them, Margot and Zuzu, committed to joining them for lunch, to abandon them now was not an option. I took solace in the thought that they wouldn't walk all this way if the place ...

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

A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort on Sep 30, 2010

4 photos

... s here than ever before. Upset tummy, sleep deprived and the heat aren’t a great combination to have. We didn’t see much of Damascus but what I saw I didn’t like much, not an appealing city. We caught a taxi back to our hostel with Maartin because I honestly never felt SO bad. I was stared at a lot because I looked like I was dying, lying on ...

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.

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Day 97: Amman - Damascus

A travel blog entry by danielandai on Sep 08, 2010

7 photos

... to us was 'No, if you don't have a visa, you need to go back to Jordan'. He looked unhappy and kept rejecting our passports… but we didn't give up! We kept asking nicely saying 'please please', then eventually he took our passports and asked someone else. We had to wait for about 10 minutes but eventually he said yes and told us how much we should pay. He said $52 for British and $24 for Japanese. Looks like ...