Dar al Takwa Hotel

Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Axis of zataar, mosques and neon mountains

A travel blog entry by henniterness


... in tandem, has a different quality of pleasure. But the focus on your environment is diminished. Suddenly, you are conscious of your partner's whereabouts and concerned about their safety. Not because they need your concern, but because we are social animals. I am merely noting this as an observation. I would like to suggest to anyone that never traveled alone to give it a go. You'll be surprised how easy it is and how enriching it can be. Of course, 'pas de ...

Love and travel have in common .....

A travel blog entry by sorbus


... pulled some guy out of the shambolic queue and ordered him to take my money and go pay the police (tax?) for me and bring back the receipts. I am still never quite sure what we are paying for. 28 dinars it cost to get out – not much money this time – 5 for the police, 5 for the truck and carnet, 8 per person to leave.

Syria is one of those countries fought over and conquered by everyone over the years because of its strategic position. In the Damascus souk roof are ...

First week and all

A travel blog entry by salamdimashq


... through some construction so he invited us ( me and my "chaperone) to his house as he had set up a temporary examination office in his living room. Examining bed, curtains...the works.. Very professional and after the customary questions i.e. “ when did you start coughing" “ any phlegm in your cough” llol enough said he declared I had bronchitis, and thereafter prescribed dozens of anti biotics that would have sent any drug addict in a ...

Damn that Bloody Sun... and the Israelis

A travel blog entry by bernie-s


... the new – you watch a donkey and cart with chador cloaked women in the back praying as it moves stop to allow a girl in a mini skirt and heels to cross the road, and you blink, to check you're really seeing this. Anyone that makes it to Damascus but fails to reach Aleppo has really made a big mistake.

So other than exploring the city and sitting in air conditioned rooms you may wonder what else I have been doing. One of these things involved going to the Ministry of ...

Discover Old City Damascus

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler


... example of traditional Damascene architecture built with limestone, sandstone, basalt and marble with ceilings made of hand painted wood panels depicting natural scenes and consisting of two wings: the harem and the salamlik.
The harem wing is where the family lived and it included a kitchen, servant quarters and a small scale replica of a public ...


This hotel, located in Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Apamea, and Hejaz Railway.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Dar al Takwa Hotel Damascus

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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