Talisman Hotel

116 Tal Elhijara Str., Damascus, Syria | 4 star hotel
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on 116 Tal Elhijara Str., Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Talisman Hotel Damascus

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    Surviving Syria

    A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... This guy knew everyone on both sides of the border and after a lot of friendly arguing and persuading, they agreed to look into my "circumstances". This meant making a few calls to Damascus just to check that I wasn't a journalist. In the meantime I was ordered over to the visa counter to pay for the visa. This didn't mean I was in. It just meant, "we don't work for free". Now, the amount of the visa depends on where you're from and the amount a Syrian has to pay to ...

    Axis of zataar, mosques and neon mountains

    A travel blog entry by henniterness on Nov 19, 2010

    16 photos

    ... teenage boy brings our coffee then goes back to dilly-dallying.

    The Middle Eat so far feels very safe. Safer in fact than any other country I have been to, not just on this trip. I am including Morocco in this observation. I am excluding the traffic on the roads. In Beirut alone, I narrowly escaped being hit by a motor cycle twice.

    Off to Jordan next to hopefully continue feeling safe :) I am super excited as Jordan is the #2 country on my bucket list.
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    Ramadan Kareem

    A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

    14 photos

    ... pretty raw), or kibbeh krue, which is just raw ground meat served with olive oil. All in all, food for the local or the super adventurist (like my dad)
    -Meat: lots of kebabs are orderable, as well as roast chicken, and cherry kebabs (an Aleppo delight-ground lamb balls, on a skewer above and below a bed of pita and just swimmingin a great cherry sauce). All the meats come above and below pita on a plate, presumably to absorb the flavours and greases, to ...

    Damascus & Palmyra

    A travel blog entry by tsimko on Jun 13, 2010

    1 comment, 28 photos

    ... them of a great opportunity to do so.
    As a half day trip I visited Maalula, a village north of Damascus. Built on a hill side and housing some fine church, monastery and a short trail through a gorge, it was a nice escape from the capital’s bustle, although in general Damascus is far behind other big cities in terms of congestion.
    Definitely one of the very highlights of Syria are ruins of Palmyra. Along with a Swedish guy I got to know in Damascus ...

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

    A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2 on Apr 10, 2010

    23 photos

    ... these people are and its not at all what the media has shown this place to be. Out of all the wonderful countries we have visited so far, this has been the biggest surprise and our favorite place as far as the people are concerned. There are no hassles or touts and no one has their hand out. We have seen a lot of tourists but Damascus does not have that too touristy feel like Jordan and Egypt has. We will definitely return to this wonderful city!
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