Semiramis Hotel

Victoria Bridge City Centre, Damascus, 30301, Syria | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $130.00
 

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Surviving Syria

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... why the whole trip takes several hours, even though the map shows Aleppo as being less than 100 kms away. Then - we reached the border.

This driver had it all under control. He grabbed my passport and used it to show the Turkish officials which was fairly straight forward. Getting out of a country always is. All he had to do was point at me and say, "that's him over there". Done. Then we drove into a sort of no man's land between Turkey and Syria which seemed to go ...

Axis of zataar, mosques and neon mountains

A travel blog entry by henniterness

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... our last day in Damascus, I really notice how Syria is the first country where communication is a serious challenge. Very few people speak (or read) anything other than Arabic. Cab drives in particular are an adventure as you can never be quite sure where they'll drop you. Did you pronounce your destination properly? Did they get where you want to go? We ended up seeing some interesting neighbourhoods this way, even tough we couldn't find what we had in mind. When ...

Ramadan Kareem

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime

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... muhammara (walnuts and rrp).
-Some awesome salads, which is the last things they say to eat for the foreigner's stomach, but i've been eating every chance I get, are tabouleh, fatoush ( a green salad, with a herby vinagrette, and pita chips-different everywhere but always good), and thyme salad (which is a mound of thyme is a dressing-a little bitter for me)
-Hot foods: lots of cooked, spiced grains like rice and bulghar. Lamb, chicken and "meat" are ...

Damascus & Palmyra

A travel blog entry by tsimko

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... best way to beat the heat I could only dream about. Most of Damascus looks pretty ordinary. You have to enter the old city to discover its magic. This one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world is exceptional indeed. Apart from Muslim part there is also a Christian and Jewish quarter. Central market gets busy in the evening. Although perhaps not having as engaging ambience as Aleppo, it’s worth spending some time just hanging around and ...

Terrorists here??? Damascus is safer than the US!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... that it is necessary to continue in effect the national emergency declared with respect to this threat and to maintain in force the sanctions," Obama said in the letter to Congress.

As I told the guys at the house about my dilemma, without any hesitation, they lent me money. I couldn’t believe how helpful they were. I thought that we would have to go to Lebanon so I could withdraw some money. But thankfully, my parents were able ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on Victoria Bridge City Centre, Damascus.
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