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

Surviving Syria

A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

1 comment, 5 photos

... trying to explain this address to a taxi driver. And I was right. The taxi driver had no idea, even with my ever so inaccurate Google Maps displayed in front of him, showing the location which was five blocks away from where it should have been. While in the taxi and trying to explain the address to him, it occurred to me. Via Recta? OK - so that's not Arabic. It's Latin. No help to me in a country that doesn't speak Latin. It's supposed to mean "Straight Street" or as ...

The Road to Damascus

A travel blog entry by dan-levitan on Feb 20, 2011

4 comments, 24 photos

... being built into a hillside like most other Roman theaters.

The night before leaving Damascus Denny and I were enjoying a few beers when Brent came in and asked if I wanted to be in Syrian documentary to which I immediately responding "Absolutely!" The following morning we strolled with the other "extras" to the Damascus National museum. It basically seemed to be a documentary to help ...

Sweatin' it up

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 18, 2010

2 photos

"Your city will not be perfect until the day that it has a hammam"

In my attempt to secure a bid for 'the laziest man in the world' award I have stopped shaving. No no, the beard isn't making a comeback, not this year, perhaps never. I've just stopped doing it myself; why would I bother, when I can pay a barber 50 SP (about a dollar) to do it for me? Never mind that the kid wielding the straight blade to my jaw looks like ...

Damascus and then...I'm out!

A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Nov 09, 2010

23 photos

... members living in Canada (hi mom and dad!) but also from citizens of nearby countries who often voice the most shrill fear and/or loathing of their rogue neighbour for some legitimate and not so legitimate reasons. And there's no doubt that that Syria-Canada and Syria-U.S. relations are complicated and strangely intertwined. The horrific rendition case of Syrian-Canadian Maher Arar is of course the worst example of twisted, post 9-11 bedfellows.

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96.2% of the moon visible

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 22, 2010

9 photos

... low travel fund, we decided against most suggestions of having to see it at sunrise and sunset, and it being way too hot to be standing out in a desert ruin in the mid afternoon, to make a day trip of going to Palmyra. So we packed our day pack-two bottles of water, granola bars, cameras and lonely planets and got in the car with papa, who drove us to the bus station and helped us get our tickets and all. I could tell Louis was feeling a ...

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