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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Travel Blogs from Damascus

More Days in Damascus and the Umayyad Mosque

A travel blog entry by kdwali on Apr 01, 2011

49 photos

... into the walled old town, a 10 min walk away. Browsed a small section of the massive Souk Al-Hamadiye and visited the Great Umayyad Mosque.


The Great Umayyad Mosque, a sacred site since 900BC. And it is Great! Fantastic! Superb!

But it was not always a Mosque. Originally a temple built by the Semitic ...

Becoming a Syrian movie-star

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins on Feb 26, 2011

1 comment, 9 photos

... and a lot of potential extra delays at the border. A taxi also only costs 10 EUR, so not damage done there. When I arrived at the border it turned out that there were 2 clerks dealing with western visitors. One did the busloads, he had 2 massive piles of passports in front of him, and the other one was sitting next to him twiddling his thumbs. Our driver told me where to go and this guy asked if I had a visa, and when he found out that ...

Saul, Saul why are you persecuting Me? Damascus.

A travel blog entry by nievesjordan on Feb 12, 2011

1 comment, 64 photos

... Arabic and drink some tea. He said that he was going to marry in three months, and I asked for the name of the future bride. He hesitated and then confessed he really did not know. Looking at my perplexed reaction, he explained that his mother was in charge of all the arrangements. I just wish him the best.
The photograph of the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is everywhere .I asked people what they did think of him.Most of the opinions were favorable ...

Eid al Adha

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 27, 2010

1 comment, 2 photos

... display. Eid al Adha starts tomorrow.

Eid al Adha translates into "Festival of Sacrifice" and the story dates back to the time of Abraham, when by the request of god, Abraham was to sacrifice his only son, Ishmael. Abraham was prepared to perform this ultimate sacrifice but first had to ask Ishmael for permission. Ishmael was only 13 at the time (Abraham being 99), but showed unbelievable maturity and willingness to submit to the will of god. "Father, do as ...

Damascus & Maloula

A travel blog entry by ezandtreggas on May 17, 2010

23 photos

... topped ice-cream from the busy Bakdash sweet shop. We look around the Great Umayaad Mosque and then have a tea at a famous coffee shop. It is famous for the presence of a dramatic story teller each night. It is a pity his tales are in Arabic but the thumping of his cane on the ground is still a sight worth seeing.

Dinner is at Al Khawali restaurant, a personal favourite of the ...

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