Swiss International Omayad

Address: 1 Brazil Avenue, Damascus, Syria | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on 1 Brazil Avenue, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    Public Exchange

    A travel blog entry by camo412 on Jun 12, 2014

    1 photo

    ... the Mamluks. They wanted precious goods, so they could build their economy, in exchange I was given precious metals and jewels. These jewels felt so soft and valuable in my hands. Now I needed more of these precious minerals and supplies to take back to Genghis Khan. ...

    First Days in Damascus (Damask)

    A travel blog entry by kdwali on Mar 29, 2011

    22 photos

    ... There was also a mass gathering on one of the squares (pro-president) which many of the hostel dwellers went to. I decided to miss out on this one! Instead I wandered, and got very lost, again!

    Even though I did not attend any gathering, it was difficult to avoid the many people and vehicles showing their support, so a few photos anyway.

    In the evening I visited Naranage ...

    The finish line (?)

    A travel blog entry by suzymartin on Feb 02, 2011

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... were nearly toppled by a fierce side-wind, the fog closed in to 10m visibility, and I got surrounded by angry dogs at an army checkpoint. This was followed by a finger-numbing, brake-failing descent to Zahle. By the time we reached the bottom, I was suffering from mild hypothermia. Luckily we had a stove in our room that night, and we could laugh about it while our clothes filled the room with steam.
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    Shopping and Scrabble with the family.

    A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 10, 2010

    5 photos

    ... to make and came from some other place. We started to get impatient and when we asked for the bill as we waited for the not-too-sure-if-we-ordered salad, the man talked to us about service/no service, some lady in the bar, and the salad. Finally we got it, paid our bill and headed out. We wandered down some unfamiliar alleyways and soon we were some seriously non touristy parts. An hour later, ...

    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 ...