Plaza Hotel

Address: Maysaloan St City Center, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Maysaloan St City Center, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

More Days in Damascus and the Umayyad Mosque

A travel blog entry by kdwali on Apr 01, 2011

49 photos

... into the walled old town, a 10 min walk away. Browsed a small section of the massive Souk Al-Hamadiye and visited the Great Umayyad Mosque.


The Great Umayyad Mosque, a sacred site since 900BC. And it is Great! Fantastic! Superb!

But it was not always a Mosque. Originally a temple built by the Semitic ...

Becoming a Syrian movie-star

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins on Feb 26, 2011

1 comment, 9 photos

... and a lot of potential extra delays at the border. A taxi also only costs 10 EUR, so not damage done there. When I arrived at the border it turned out that there were 2 clerks dealing with western visitors. One did the busloads, he had 2 massive piles of passports in front of him, and the other one was sitting next to him twiddling his thumbs. Our driver told me where to go and this guy asked if I had a visa, and when he found out that ...

Saul, Saul why are you persecuting Me? Damascus.

A travel blog entry by nievesjordan on Feb 12, 2011

1 comment, 64 photos

... I keep walking along Bab Sharqui street (part of the old Street called Straight) then Bab Tuma street.I am in Christian territory. There are many churches. St. Mary’ Greek Orthodox Church, St.Paul’ Greek Catholic Church, St.Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church,etc.
Most of these churches were closed at the time of the day when I was around. I was able to visit the House of St. Ananias. He restored the sight to Saul and some say that in this ...

Sweatin' it up

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 18, 2010

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... and scrubbing down with the soap and scrubby, allowing my mind to clear. After I'm relaxed and clean I head into the steam room, where a single hose blasts hot steam at the occupants. I spend some time alternating back and forth between the warm room and steam room.

It's hard not to feel comfortable in this place, even for the first time foreigner. There seems to be few social 'faux pas'. Every time I've been the atmosphere ...

Shopping and Scrabble with the family.

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 10, 2010

5 photos

... to make and came from some other place. We started to get impatient and when we asked for the bill as we waited for the not-too-sure-if-we-ordered salad, the man talked to us about service/no service, some lady in the bar, and the salad. Finally we got it, paid our bill and headed out. We wandered down some unfamiliar alleyways and soon we were some seriously non touristy parts. An hour later, ...

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