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

First Days in Damascus (Damask)

A travel blog entry by kdwali on Mar 29, 2011

22 photos

... upmarket affair and where the president occasionally eats at the weekends. Starters, a big meal finished off with a nargeela amounted to around $15. Bargain. And thrown in free of charge is a large plate of sweets and fruit. Wow, no way could I eat all this. But I could stuff my backpack with them, which I duly did! Cant take me anywhere!

I slept well that night!





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The Great Middle Eastern Journey Begins

A travel blog entry by meezerman on Dec 11, 2010

3 photos

... and two of my fellow travelers. Next morning, the real fun begins!

The next morning I meet the other couple on the trip. The five of us (and our guide Bashar) depart for the bus station around 8:30 amidst sleet and freezing rain. By the time we're at the bus station, it's full on snowing. Even the locals are snapping pictures as this is relatively unusual weather for Damascus, although not unheard of. Thuy kindly loans me a scarf and cap so I ...

Eid al Adha

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 27, 2010

1 comment, 2 photos

... third is eaten by family, one third is given to friends, and one third is donated to the poor. In homes around the Muslim world, people entertain guests with bitter coffee, and sticky sweets. Children are given small gifts or money. Food is served in abundance. It is a time to be with those who are most important, and remember the importance of commitment to god.

In Ghost Train to the Eastern Star Paul Theroux remarks "[for the traveller] public holidays are hell: ...

Shopping and Scrabble with the family.

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 10, 2010

5 photos

... really I think if there was some kind of race involving dip-dip-diving some obstacles, I'd win. Like Mario kart for people.
Dad was waiting in his pajero, parked opposite to ALL the traffic beeping around him and we made our way to Cham City Center, a high end mall where all the people seem to be. Four floors and a big food court, we headed into the busy pre-ramadan supermarket, where ...

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

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

1 comment, 87 photos

... times, and a lot of the ground is covered in fractured basalt sheets. Gaps in the sheet are cultivated, and smaller rocks are heaped or used for dividers.

Coming into Damascus, we can see that it is a very large city (population 1.6 million – total population of country 18.5 million). Lots of outlying industrial suburbs, and clumps of high rise apartment buildings. We take a turn to the east away from the City Centre direction, ...

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