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, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Apamea, 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

... it back to some places with tourists dressed in too little and I new we wern't lost any more. So we stopped at our favourite terrace, Leila's, and had some coffee and tea and french fries and hummus (?!). Louis was able to get a dress-shirt thing, which fits him well and looks damn comfy and finally made it out as the sun went down. We weaved through the people at a mad pace to meet up with ...

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

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

1 comment, 87 photos

... and even Facebook is banned, which we soon experience ourselves.

This is a summary of problems experienced with its Western and Southern borders with Lebanon and Israel. We haven’t even mentioned the problems associated with its very extensive borders with Iraq.

The landscape looks better on the Syrian side of the border, more olive trees, grape vines, dark brown ploughed fields. There has been a massive lava flow here ...

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