Rawda Hotel

Address: Alsaydah Zainab Airport St, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Alsaydah Zainab Airport St, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, St Ananias Chapel, 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

... 400AD, the pagan temple was torn down and the building was converted to the Cathedral of John the Baptist. The arrival of the Arabs around 600AD yielded no change, allowing the Christians to continue with their worship. Around 700AD and with the Arab population expanding, the Caliph Al-Walid negotiated with the Christian community ...

Becoming a Syrian movie-star

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

1 comment, 9 photos

... t but have a dutch passport, he simply told me to pay $34 (I did get an official looking receipt) and stamped my passport. Job done, new record time of 8 minutes according to the driver.

The drive itself was pretty nice but uneventful except for when we got into Damascus, where the usual mayhem of touts broke loose immediately. In Damascus I found a nice hotel/hostel with loads of fellow travelers, Al Rabie, which has a ...

Saul, Saul why are you persecuting Me? Damascus.

A travel blog entry by nievesjordan on Feb 12, 2011

1 comment, 64 photos

... baptized Saul.The Chuch is five meters below ground level and consists of two rooms with stone walls an altar and some icons. It is very simple but often simplicity has powerful meaning.
I saw in many of the walls notices announcing the deaths of people (this made think of Spain where we do the same in small towns ).
I found the people of Damascus extremely friendly. At the end of the day I used to stop at the shop of a young man,where I would ...

Sweatin' it up

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 18, 2010

2 photos

... 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 ...

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

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

1 comment, 87 photos

... minister Rafiq Hariri was blamed on Syria, and world pressure was placed on them. In the months after Syria’s withdrawal there was a spate of car bombs and targeted assassinations of anti-Syrian politicians and journalists.

Syrian president Hafez-al-Assad died unexpectedly in 2000, and was replaced by his son Bashir. It was expected that he would have a more liberal governing style, but this has not happened. There is not much freedom of ...

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