Orient Palace Hotel

Address: Hidjaz Sq, Damascus, 43, Syria | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Hidjaz Sq, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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      Travel Blogs from Damascus

      My First Discovery

      A travel blog entry by trinidadrh on Mar 25, 2011

      2 comments, 3 photos

      ... of Syria. An enormous wave of people rolled through the street. They were amazingly boisterous, vocal and unified. They proudly carried national flags and photos of their President as they chanted in unison. In that moment, I was excited and concerned. Yet, as the crowd got closer, I could tell that the marchers were not angry protesters, but joyous people happily declaring their support of their President and ...

      Welcome to Damascus

      A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 05, 2010

      ... br> My distrust of taxi drivers is not unfounded.

      A couple hours drive through low rolling hills of rock and sand took us to the border, and with minimal frustration I crossed into Syria. The typical frustrations of course; confusing, redundant forms, hidden costs, and perhaps a little bit of bribery, but at least I wasn't strip searched or denied entry or anything terrible like that.

      Internet at my hostel in Amman was down prior ...

      Damascus - A weekend break in the Axis of Evil

      A travel blog entry by cessna152 on Sep 09, 2010

      17 photos

      ... 8221; Angela said after buying some fragrant oils in a tiny stall just off the main drag. “It seems so real and authentic.”

      The next morning, as soon as we’d finished breakfast, we were back at the Old Town. Being a Friday meant a lot of things were closed, so we decided to venture to the Christian Quarter, where according to the guidebook, things should be business as usual. It had actually surprised us to discover that Damascus had a Christian population ...

      Damn that Bloody Sun... and the Israelis

      A travel blog entry by bernie-s on Aug 04, 2010

      3 comments

      ... flat has a beautiful aesthetic appeal. He has a flare for interior design, and to hang out here is wonderful, except for one thing, the lack of aircon and fans. Aside from the aircon in his room, the rest of the flat becomes hotter and hotter, as the air does not circulate well. It stays hot long after the sun has gone down. What this means for me is nights of immense discomfort. Waking up every few hours to swap my melted water bottle for a frozen one from the freezer, a DIY ...

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

      A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

      1 comment, 87 photos

      ... gate, which has a lot of local activity, and vines strung across the street.



      A youth in the street thought we were looking for something, and pointed out Beit as-Sibai. We said we weren’t looking for it, but when we later read the book, decided we should have seen it. The seemingly easy retracing of our steps takes us on a tour of the suburb, but eventually find it, It is now a family home, but on a grand scale in spite of ...