Old Vine Hotel

Address: 92 Ammara Jouaniyeh, Damascus, 7165, Syria | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 92 Ammara Jouaniyeh, Damascus, is near Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Apamea, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Old Vine Hotel Damascus

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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

    ... caliphs introduced Abd al-Malik a currency to replace the Sasinaid and Byzantine based currency that had new coins based on Arabic characters but banned representations of figures. I was able to witness how easier buying of goods with a established currency it seems that it seemed to centralized the imperial economy. People said he was fair ruler who faced alot of problems once a caliph but it seemed everything to prosper and be peaceful under his rule.
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    Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

    A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

    4 comments, 33 photos

    ... TO SEE IN DAMASCUS?
    Damascus is the capital of Syria and one of the most ancient cities in the world. Under the Roman it was a chief town, and later the fortress of Bilad-Al-Sham, and the passage to Mecca the pavilion of all Muslims. The old city of Damascus still preserve its graphical and historical aspects, and is until today protected by the high wall.

    Damascus has a wealth of historical sites dating back to many different periods of the city's history. Since ...

    So long Damascus

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Dec 08, 2010

    4 photos

    ... anticipation and preparedness for said departure. Regardless I am happy to have decided on a month. Enough to find my place, make some connections, and find the hidden little corners.

    A cool breeze sweeps through the streets of Damascus today, replacing the usual stale air that sits over this city. Hands are stuffed deep into coat pockets, and scarves are worn with purpose. The winds carry with them the odd period of rain, the first I've seen since leaving Canada. For me ...

    Finding my feet

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 07, 2010

    1 comment

    ... well shaded, and it never gets too cold, as this is Damascus. The whole house was probably at one time quite stunning, now it just feels a little run down and worn, but it is comfortable, and conducive to socializing.

    My room is spartan, which is fine, I don't have much stuff anyway. I have a stiff lumpy mattress, which will keep me in good 'sleeping shape' for camping. A low desk and a plastic chair are cooped up in ...

    Day 6 - The End is Nigh

    A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler on Oct 02, 2010

    24 photos

    ... splendorous architecture is compared to that of Jerusalem. Worshiping dates back to 9th Century BC,it was the cousin to the Great Temple of Bel (Palmyra).

    The tourist entrance (one of the four entrances) costs 50SYP from the ticket office, Women are given a hooded cloak that must be worn in the mosque unless you are already covered ...