Hotel Al Diwan

Address: Salhija Square, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Salhija Square, Damascus, is near Apamea, Palmyra Museum, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and St Ananias Chapel.
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        Hanging out and about

        A travel blog entry by kdwali on Apr 11, 2011

        36 photos

        ... culture and to connect with its people.

        Lovely, lovely Damascus! I hope I will return some time.

        And a special thank you to Amjad (Dentistry Student) and Maher (national theatre performer and budding director).

        And my room mates for making my time in Damascus such a great one:

        Abe (Dutch, IT Manager)
        Martin (Swiss, Banker)
        Alex (French, Teacher) ...

        Hamam time

        A travel blog entry by reinder.prins on Mar 02, 2011

        22 photos

        ... actually stay here... All these scenes seem pretty straight-forward but, between setting everything up and then taping it 9 times, it costs a fair bit of time and is pretty tiring. Between scenes I had some time to walk around in the Souq (traditional market) and managed to get my hand on a Didashah, a traditional white robe worn by men. I bought it more for fun then to actually wear it, but you'll never know...

        After that we all needed some rest, so Sam and ...

        Saul, Saul why are you persecuting Me? Damascus.

        A travel blog entry by nievesjordan on Feb 12, 2011

        1 comment, 64 photos

        ... is one of the oldest and largest in the world. It was built on the site of a Christian church dedicated to John the Baptist. For a while the building was shared by Christians and Moslems, but under the Umayyad caliph Al-Walid the complex became a Mosque. It is interesting to note that the construction was based on the drawing of the house of Mohammed in Medina. The mosque has a large courtyard and a triple aisled prayer hall. The minarets date from the time ...

        Sweatin' it up

        A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 18, 2010

        2 photos

        ... to the mosque. Eventually they morphed into institutions unto themselves, and occasionally into monumental structural complexes. As important social centers, they were built in almost every Ottoman city. In Damascus I am aware of at least half a dozen, though the actual number in the city is anyone's guess. As the entrance is often only written in Arabic, my limited ability to read the lacy script has proved useful in seeking out ...

        Ramadan Kareem

        A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

        14 photos

        ... water source, I haven't divulged even though I've wanted to. The funny thing-bananas are still coming in from Ecuador. Also, there are lots of juice stands and fresh fruit juices and smoothies offered on menus. You have keep an eye on how much sugar goes in, but you can get for so little money the greatest juices-carrot orange, strawberry banana with milk, whatever you want.
        -Veg: tomatoes, small eggplants, small light green zucchini, lettuce, mint, ...

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