Dar al Takwa Hotel

Address: Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

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

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Travel Blogs from Damascus

The City of my Birth

A travel blog entry by sidwell on May 22, 2013

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... arch gate (i have also included a shockingly good drawing of this) where I ran into some of old friends there who were also visiting the new gate. They told me that they have become Bedouin caravan traders, trading across the Sahara desert from the African Nations to Europe and the Arab nations. I learned much about their culture and then, finally, I set off for the Far East.
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Surviving Syria

A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

1 comment, 5 photos

... Syria. There was another reason for me wanting to help out. It was Friday. We were minutes away from the morning prayer ending and the bloodiest protests to begin. It was very tense and by the presence of tanks on the streets out of Damascus, I could see the military was prepared for trouble. If we could just get across the border before the violence spilt onto the streets, we would be safe. An hour later, with the military distracted by demonstrations, there was a very ...

Saul, Saul why are you persecuting Me? Damascus.

A travel blog entry by nievesjordan on Feb 12, 2011

1 comment, 64 photos

Damascus is the capital of Syria. The last time I was there was March 2010.
I wanted to be not far from the old city, so, I stayed at the Dedeman Hotel. It is part of a chain (Turkish in origin ), and in Damascus most of the guests were businessmen (no tourists). In one of its restaurants they have each night an ethnic theme and the food prepared is from that country. The waiters dress in typical attire and it is quite funny to see them, in Mexico ...

Sweatin' it up

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 18, 2010

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... area that serves as the changing and resting area. We greet the attendant, deposit our valuables in the safe, remove our shoes, don flip flops, and climb up to the changing area. Any sense of city stress slowly starts to dissolve.

I change my clothes for a basic cotton sheet, get a bar of soap, a natural fiber scrubby, and small vial of shampoo- then duck into a labyrinth of steam and tile. Originally the hammam would have been ...

Ramadan Kareem

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

14 photos

... sugary, chewy nut based candies, dried apricot leathers.
-Nuts: so many nuts-pistachios, peanuts, squash seeds (which all come at the beginning of every meal), beer nuts, corn nuts, rice cracker mixes, spiced nuts-you name it.

It seems that in this country, its lots of salt or lots of sugar. Mint tea is so sweet, as are fresh juices and coffee; cheeses are so salty, its insane, But I guess in this heat, you loose so many salts you need to ...

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