Hotel Al Diwan

Address: Salhija Square, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Salhija Square, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    First Days in Damascus (Damask)

    A travel blog entry by kdwali on Mar 29, 2011

    22 photos

    ... shouting and ranting. I stood my ground when he came up close and simply stared. He wasn't going to stop! Another taxi driver then pushed to the fore, suggested 150SYP for the three of us. We hopped in and watched the crazy taxi driver commence fighting with some other taxi drivers who were quite disapproving of his conduct.

    Dignity is a fundamental part of the Syrian psyche and to ...

    Becoming a Syrian movie-star

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

    1 comment, 9 photos

    ... country) and I can just go sightseeing in the different parts of the country. Even on the days when I have to make an 'appearance' on set, I'll still have a lot of time off... We are staying in 5 star hotels, all food and drinks are paid for (oh boy, he'll regret that after 10 days...) and we get $ 300 pocket money. Not a bad way to see Syria I think...! It sounds like we'll start on Tuesday with a few days in and around Damascus and ...

    The finish line (?)

    A travel blog entry by suzymartin on Feb 02, 2011

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... emotions there was also confusion; we may be finishing our cycle, but we are not home and the concept of 70 - 100 hours on a bus is lurking somewhere at the back of the mind.

    Winter finally caught up with us this week, we had a hard day in the Lebanese mountains and a couple of cold ones in the Bekaa Valley. Our final day on the bikes was great however and after a late night run-in with ...

    Eid al Adha

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 27, 2010

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... world are sacrificed to honor this obedience.

    Eid is a three day holiday which involves many practices. The normally rigorous standards of personal cleanliness take on increased importance, people are to dress in their best clothes, recite additional prayers, and observe the charitable practices that are a cornerstone of Muslim beliefs. Families that are able to afford it, pay for an animal to be sacrificed in their name. The sacrificed animal is divided into three ...

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

    A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

    1 comment, 87 photos

    ... We have been reading the history of Syria, and have attempted to summarise the recent history of the country as follows:

    In July 1941 British and Free French forces took over control of Syria from the puppet Vichy government. The Free French promised independence – and delivered it another five years later – but only after violent clashes (and French bombing) in Syria in 1945 had compelled Britain to intervene. Syria took control ...

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