Techrine Hotel

Address: 9064 Baramkeh, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 9064 Baramkeh, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Give Me Allah or Nothing

A travel blog entry by waymoney on Jan 02, 2015

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... caliphs introduced Abd al-Malik a currency to replace the Sasinaid and Byzantine based currency that had new coins based on Arabic characters but banned representations of figures. I was able to witness how easier buying of goods with a established currency it seems that it seemed to centralized the imperial economy. People said he was fair ruler who faced alot of problems once a caliph but it seemed everything to prosper and be peaceful under his rule.
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Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

4 comments, 33 photos

... of alternating courses of basalt and limestone. There are two floors giving onto a central courtyard. The space of the courtyard is divided into nine equal square modules, where each module is covered with a dome. An octagonal marble fountain occupies the center of the courtyard below the central dome.
Natural light filters through the domes, giving the place an almost spiritual feel. Nowadays, the Khan often holds exhibitions of photos and paintings. Must see!

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So long Damascus

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Dec 08, 2010

4 photos

... s of my mind. It is a rat maze of a city with delights waiting around every corner. A city with the maturity to be itself, not what others want it to be. But the once foreign streets and hidden corners are slowly becoming familiar. Despite my best attempts to get lost I find myself in the same dark alley's I've seen before and I'm left with the impression that I've been here before and it is time to move on. It is the nature of travel; setting a departure date guarantees a ...

Welcome to Damascus

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 05, 2010

... first quote.
"No no, Mr. cab driver, I'll give you 1"
"No, 20. 20 good price for you."
"you'll take me for 1 or I'll get out and walk" I said, knowing very well that it wasn't that far.
We bantered back and forth before he finally accepted my offer.
Three minutes later he dropped me off at the station
I grabbed my bag out of the back and handed him 1JD, which was still too much.
"have a nice day" he said
"up yours" ...

Day 6 - The End is Nigh

A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler on Oct 02, 2010

24 photos

... in terms of amount of volume for the shopper Damascus wins hands down for variety.


Umayyad Mosque

After walking along straight street to find the souks we eventually halted to this magnificent ornate building which was the Umayyad Mosque. This mosque held Saladin coffin and also a shrine to St John the Baptist (prophet ...

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