Al Zaetona Hotel

Address: Bab Touma Square, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

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

    Give Me Allah or Nothing

    A travel blog entry by waymoney on Jan 02, 2015

    2 photos

    ... and thrive here for trade routes were used commonly and it was efficient way to travel.For even though the government was a monarchy the people around me seemed to be living in peace, going about their ways and trading amongst each other. Also I learned that the caliph was a great patron of arts since I saw so many artwork being traded and sold in the market square. The currency here seems like a novelty to me rather than used for serious purposes. For one of ...

    Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

    A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

    4 comments, 33 photos

    ... of alternating courses of basalt and limestone. There are two floors giving onto a central courtyard. The space of the courtyard is divided into nine equal square modules, where each module is covered with a dome. An octagonal marble fountain occupies the center of the courtyard below the central dome.
    Natural light filters through the domes, giving the place an almost spiritual feel. Nowadays, the Khan often holds exhibitions of photos and paintings. Must see!

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    So long Damascus

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Dec 08, 2010

    4 photos

    ... s of my mind. It is a rat maze of a city with delights waiting around every corner. A city with the maturity to be itself, not what others want it to be. But the once foreign streets and hidden corners are slowly becoming familiar. Despite my best attempts to get lost I find myself in the same dark alley's I've seen before and I'm left with the impression that I've been here before and it is time to move on. It is the nature of travel; setting a departure date guarantees a ...

    Finding my feet

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 07, 2010

    1 comment

    ... had looked around a bit, and this was the best/cheapest place going. Good enough for me.

    My room is one of seven in a large house-type thing. The seven bedrooms, along with two kitchens, and two bathrooms all wrap around an open central courtyard which is dominated by a large citrus tree. The courtyard, which is also the home of a random neighborhood cat, is a great place to be anytime of day; it never gets too hot, as ...

    Day 6 - The End is Nigh

    A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler on Oct 02, 2010

    24 photos

    ... in terms of amount of volume for the shopper Damascus wins hands down for variety.


    Umayyad Mosque

    After walking along straight street to find the souks we eventually halted to this magnificent ornate building which was the Umayyad Mosque. This mosque held Saladin coffin and also a shrine to St John the Baptist (prophet ...