Address: Halbouni Maktabat, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Halbouni Maktabat, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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      Allah (God), Syria (our Country), Bashar..........

      A travel blog entry by alexjasonworld on Mar 27, 2011

      2 comments, 16 photos

      ... people’s man, waving to the crowd or spending time with family. Every shop, home and business has a picture of Bashar in the front window now. His image is forever burned into our brains. But surely this instant passion for the President seems a little false, a little bit over-enthusiastic....?

      We hadn't heard talk of any form of rally occurring in Damascus so we were a little alarmed to be woken yesterday morning (Tuesday) by the sounds of ...

      Welcome to Damascus

      A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 05, 2010

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      In the end I was rewarded for my tenacity. The restaurant was tucked away behind a Lebanese meat pie stall in the souq. I never would have found it; and it was indeed well worth the walk. My first taste of Syrian cuisine shows great promise. Our lunch of grilled lamb, baba ghanoush, hummus, lentil soup, and pickles was spectacular; and not just because I was about to eat my arm. Everything was fresh and vibrant, as any traveler in the ...

      Damascus - A weekend break in the Axis of Evil

      A travel blog entry by cessna152 on Sep 09, 2010

      17 photos

      ... an armed response unit within seconds, possibly with rubber bullets headed his way.

      But it wasn’t all fun and games. Further on we saw a group of young boys arguing, which resulted in one of the boys running away crying. I noticed he didn’t have a gun and I could only surmise that his pals had pelted him knowing he had no means of returning fire. As he ran towards us his sobbing suddenly ceased and I turned to watch what had caused his abrupt change of mood. ...

      Damn that Bloody Sun... and the Israelis

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


      ... but as you walk through the entirety of the floor is speckled with round circles of lights, courtesy of 1925 French bullet holes in the ceiling. There's an ancient Roman arch to be seen, the citadel (where the Gorillaz played and I missed it – I don't want to talk about it). Then there's the Umayyad mosque. Possibly the most beautiful in Syria, definitely a strong contender for the world. Its Byzantine cathedral roots can be seen on the outside, by the suspicious integration ...

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

      A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

      1 comment, 87 photos

      ... with the air conditioner, including a visit from two servicemen with flash diagnostic gear. A/C sort of works for a while, but off again in the middle of the night.

      Thursday 13th May 2010 Damascus

      Today we set out for the Old Quarter, Salihiyya, up against the mountain to the north west of the town centre. We cross the river, then take the overpass over the 6-lane road to a nice park, then head up Shia Al Jala, in the embassy ...