Talisman Hotel

Address: 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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    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    6 months...

    A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Mar 03, 2011

    ... when we are travelling, and we pretty much go with the flow. I’m a spender, she holds her money that would make scrooge look like Donald Trump. Second person who has made my stay in Syria a different experience is Mohadddisa – Oh Angel to my Shaitan, my conscience that is constantly on. Radio UK. Mohaditha in Arabic means narration. Well that’s right, Mods lovess narrating aka talking on full blast with her "weird" middle of ...

    So long Damascus

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Dec 08, 2010

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    "Travel is at its most rewarding when it ceases to be about reaching a destination and becomes indistinguishable from living your life." -Paul Theroux

    As my time here is coming to a close I'm going about the city making sure to tick off the 'must see' boxes. Along with my roommates Toby and Angela I took a taxi up to Kassioun mountain, a small rise of swirling and rolling rock which forms the North West boundary of Damascus. It was the perfect place to gain perspective on ...

    Afghans and Italians at work in Damascus

    A travel blog entry by jonbart on Nov 18, 2010

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    The national museum was apparently under restoration, but the guards enjoyed leading single visitors like myself to "no access" areas... I think the fact that I am Italian helped my cause since the Italians are the ones who are supposed to have been working on the restoration for the last year with little sign to show for it except many roped off parts... Back in the old city I found ...

    Melbourne to Abu Dhabi to Damascus

    A travel blog entry by irenen42 on Oct 02, 2010

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    Internet Fail!!! There was Internet in damascus but I'd only just arrived. No Internet in the next 2 stops, so at long last here is an update from my iPhone on wireless!! The flight from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi was fairly uneventful, although I had to have a small laugh at the kid next to me who, after seeing he had access to inflight games, gleefully pulled out the controller, chose a golf game and started swinging the controller around. Guess which ...

    Day 5 - Cradle of Civilisation

    A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler on Oct 01, 2010

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    ... by the fact that it has a round altar, which was prohibited at the Council. Mar Sarkis is designed after the pattern of the martyrion (a shrine dedicated to a martyr) and is dedicated to St. Sergius, a Roman soldier who was executed for his Christian beliefs (Sergius has a grander basilica in Rasafa, Syria). The convent of Mar Sarkis retains its historic feel and owns ...