Sheraton Damascus Hotel

Omayad Square, Damascus, Syria | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Ramadan Kareem

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

14 photos

... just poek-the pizza shop even specifies veal bacon, but nothing on the pepperoni, so i don't know if thats an exception or not. Moussaka is awesome, which is more of a roasted eggplant, tomato and onion dish-so so good.
-Fast foods are less than a dollar and easy to find wherever there is an oven or heat source: falafel (formed with little donut shapers, deep fried and rolled up in a light pancake-like fried bread, with garlic sauce, pickled turnip ...

Damascus & Palmyra

A travel blog entry by tsimko on Jun 13, 2010

1 comment, 28 photos

... street life. Famous Umayyad mosque dominates the old city and is a good orientation mark. This is where modern and conservative ways of thinking meet. Due to its strategic location (as a start point for Beirut and Amman as well as Palmyra and some day trips), Damascus gets lots of tourists and widespread big camera decorated foreigners can put you out. Besides standard fast food I tried shish touk chicken, but my stomach refused it. On the market’s main ...

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

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2 on Apr 10, 2010

23 photos

... me some money via Western Union in the Bahamas. I felt so relieved as now I could pay for our room and buy some food! When I went to pick up the money which converted to 65,000 Syrian pounds, it was such a big wad of cash that it wouldn’t fit in my purse. They gave me a black plastic bag that I put the money in so it looked like I bought something in the shop. Damascus is probably the only place I would walk down the street with a ...

A Sojourn in Syria

A travel blog entry by suesy6652 on Mar 16, 2010

1 comment, 144 photos

... boiled egg with toast so hard it shattered at the sight of the knife and delicious fresh squeezed blood orange juice to fortify us on our 350km drive back to Damascus - but first the Aleppo National Museum. An interesting diversion, housing some of the clay tables found in the archive in Ebla…can’t quite remember how old but old. We were a bit museum’d out by now.

The drive was uneventful and pretty dull through farming country ...

Arab Entertaining

A travel blog entry by ringsworldtrip on Mar 08, 2010

... Jewish stars which sit over the archway into the downstairs bedrooms added to the history of the house . Over to our right hand side was a covered open plan sitting room with antique furniture and an oversized Persian carpet . Up the stairs there is another sitting room , bathroom & two kitchens.... there are ten family members living in the house at the moment The custom is that the youngest son and his family live there and don't move as they ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Omayad Square, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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