Talisman Hotel

Address: 116 Tal Elhijara Str., Damascus, Syria | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 116 Tal Elhijara Str., Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and St Ananias Chapel.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    A Trip to Ma' Loula

    A travel blog entry by kdwali on Apr 03, 2011

    15 photos

    ... churches in Syria dating back to 400AD. Here I listened to a priest resiting the Lords Prayer in Aramaic, the language of Christ. Click on the video to listen.

    On the way back to the hostel, I ate with Maria at a restaurant near Bab Sharki and whom I would see again following her departure to Switzerland and her daughter in England, the next ...

    6 months...

    A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Mar 03, 2011

    ... and all the internet cafes around this reef is occupied with slimy men with slimier thoughts. The only way I can access the internet is through work or Safir hotel – bless the management, and the waiters for their undue patience as they watch us poor students confidently breeze in the lobby and sit for hours as we use the free wireless service, without buying a single drink.

    3. Met a couple of friends through ...

    Eid al Adha

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 27, 2010

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... working, shops and schools closed, natives eating ice cream, public transport jammed, and the strangers sense of being excluded from the merriment- from everything."

    Thankfully, for the time being, I no longer fall into the category of 'traveller'- as by definition a traveller has to move. I now occupy the no-mans land between resident and tourist; a position that defies definition, but is nonetheless quite comfortable. From my vantage as the 'quasi' traveller the ...

    Kids all around

    A travel blog entry by jonbart on Nov 19, 2010

    1 photo

    For the second, but not the last time on the trip, I saw groups of scouts... they were having so much fun! During Eid, and in Syria in general, children seemed to be at the center of all the celebrations... there were neighborhood carnivals around Damascus with neighborhood swings that are more like miniature swinging boats that you might find at an amusement park... Unexpectedly I walked by a Russian restaurant in Damascus and there was even some Russian graffiti in ...


    A travel blog entry by irenen42 on Oct 08, 2010

    4 photos

    ... this time we looked more like Ewoks out of Star Wars.

    This was also the day of the tennis match - Syria vs. Australia :) After all the talk, the 2 boys only were able to play one set - although it was a close one. We had ball boys and girls (including one who did a lovely pirouette whilst collecting the ball), and umpire (me) and mexican waves. Bashar ...