Orient Palace Hotel

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

    Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

    A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

    4 comments, 33 photos

    ... with old shops on the ground floor. The space of the central courtyard is divided into nine equal square modules, where each module is covered with a dome. The second floor, accessible by a staircase located to the right of the main entrance, was used mainly for lodging and has eighty rooms arranged along a gallery facing the courtyard.
    An octagonal marble fountain occupies the center of the courtyard below the central dome.

    Azem Palace: was originally built ...

    Welcome to Damascus

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 05, 2010

    ... first quote.
    "No no, Mr. cab driver, I'll give you 1"
    "No, 20. 20 good price for you."
    "you'll take me for 1 or I'll get out and walk" I said, knowing very well that it wasn't that far.
    We bantered back and forth before he finally accepted my offer.
    Three minutes later he dropped me off at the station
    I grabbed my bag out of the back and handed him 1JD, which was still too much.
    "have a nice day" he said
    "up yours" ...

    Saw lots of WC's - Worst day ever!!!

    A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort on Sep 30, 2010

    4 photos

    30 SEPTEMBER 2010 - Damascus, Syria. A free day in Damascus. Oh my god I am feeling and looking like ****. I make no apologies for the term I use throughout this blog as it is exactly that I am “******** like a river” and well its hit me badly again. I struggled to get myself together to get into the group van into town of Damascus. We saw more ...

    Christian villages

    A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle on Sep 14, 2010

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... the earlier iconostasis removed and now has a latin style, with three apses holding altars where people can pray. Most of the Catholics in Syria joined Rome in the 19th Century, in the Uniat movement; prior to that they were Eastern Orthodox, so the church may have looked different prior to that.

    Ate lunch at the monastery's cafe, had pizza with ham-- don't see that much ham here, if any. Also ...

    Day 97: Amman - Damascus

    A travel blog entry by danielandai on Sep 08, 2010

    7 photos

    ... to us was 'No, if you don't have a visa, you need to go back to Jordan'. He looked unhappy and kept rejecting our passports… but we didn't give up! We kept asking nicely saying 'please please', then eventually he took our passports and asked someone else. We had to wait for about 10 minutes but eventually he said yes and told us how much we should pay. He said $52 for British and $24 for Japanese. Looks like ...