Hotel Sultan

Address: Al Baroudi St., Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

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

        Hanging Out

        A travel blog entry by kdwali on Apr 05, 2011

        26 photos

        A number of days were spent hanging out at the hostel, venturing as far as the Shawarma seller and smoking Nargeela.

        An afternoon in Medan, a suburb of Damascus, with Amjad, a student of Dentistry at Damascus University and Abe, my dorm mate. This ...

        Hamam time

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

        22 photos

        ... to go to the Hamam, a traditional bathing house. Not sure how to describe this experience, but it was very weird. You dress in a towel only, take a shower and then come into a room where you sit on the ground with a bucket and a sponge to clean yourself. You an also get into a small steam-room and other novelties. Also included in the entry fee is a scrub and a massage.The experience wasn't very bad in the beginning, but after a while we discovered that this is ...

        Saul, Saul why are you persecuting Me? Damascus.

        A travel blog entry by nievesjordan on Feb 12, 2011

        1 comment, 64 photos

        ... Walid. The north one is called the Minaret of the Spouse and the one in the southeastern corner is the Minaret of Jesus, because according to Muslim tradition this is where Jesus will appear on the Day of Judgment.
        It is believed that the head of John the Baptist is in the Mosque, and when in 2001 Pope John Paul II was in Damascus he visited the relics.
        The tomb of Saladin is also in the Mosque, in a small garden by the north wall.
        An ...

        Ramadan Kareem

        A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

        14 photos

        ... and thyme, peppers, onions, cucumbers ad the most flavourful carrots.
        -Breads: fresh pita bread is made 24hrs a day. People come out of dark doors in all sorts of buildings with heavy stacks of hot pita bread. There are usually shelves or racks nearby and they bring their pitas to it, separate them, lay them out, wave them around, all in an attempt to cool them off (I assume). Ramadan has also brought about a so of tamarind-caramel drizzled crispy ...

        Damascus & Maloula

        A travel blog entry by ezandtreggas on May 17, 2010

        23 photos

        ... It is one of only 3 small towns (population around 2,000) that still speaks Aramaic, the language of Jesus Christ. Part of this relates to the geography of Maloula with its position in a deep valley under steep cliffs. There are statues of Jesus and Mary on the top of the cliffs.

        We explore the East Gaps, narrow canyons that enter Maloula then feeling adventurous climb to the top of ...