Venezia Hotel

Address: Bahsa, Damascus, Syria | 4 star hotel
 
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Bahsa, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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      Travel Blogs from Damascus

      First Days in Damascus (Damask)

      A travel blog entry by kdwali on Mar 29, 2011

      22 photos

      ... upmarket affair and where the president occasionally eats at the weekends. Starters, a big meal finished off with a nargeela amounted to around $15. Bargain. And thrown in free of charge is a large plate of sweets and fruit. Wow, no way could I eat all this. But I could stuff my backpack with them, which I duly did! Cant take me anywhere!

      I slept well that night!





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      The Great Middle Eastern Journey Begins

      A travel blog entry by meezerman on Dec 11, 2010

      3 photos

      ... and two of my fellow travelers. Next morning, the real fun begins!

      The next morning I meet the other couple on the trip. The five of us (and our guide Bashar) depart for the bus station around 8:30 amidst sleet and freezing rain. By the time we're at the bus station, it's full on snowing. Even the locals are snapping pictures as this is relatively unusual weather for Damascus, although not unheard of. Thuy kindly loans me a scarf and cap so I ...

      Eid al Adha

      A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 27, 2010

      1 comment, 2 photos

      ... third is eaten by family, one third is given to friends, and one third is donated to the poor. In homes around the Muslim world, people entertain guests with bitter coffee, and sticky sweets. Children are given small gifts or money. Food is served in abundance. It is a time to be with those who are most important, and remember the importance of commitment to god.

      In Ghost Train to the Eastern Star Paul Theroux remarks "[for the traveller] public holidays are hell: ...

      Damascus and then...I'm out!

      A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Nov 09, 2010

      23 photos

      ... s so much history packed into such a small space as the Old City and thankfully, this part of the city is still the Damascus that sustains the romantic notion of the Orient, filled with bazaars and blind alleys, minarets, mosques and fountain courtyards, street-cart vendors and coffeehouses. But there's also a new, much more modern Damascus where one can find many boutique hotels, chic shopping, and a new modern sophistication to the city.

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      Melbourne to Abu Dhabi to Damascus

      A travel blog entry by irenen42 on Oct 02, 2010

      2 photos

      ... out to the souks about 5pm. Pushed our way through with the locals and managed to buy ourselves an ice cream from possibly the most popular ice cream shop in Syria - was delicious - vanilla, rolled in pistachio nuts. That was dinner :) Went back to the hotel, and couldn't see any sign of a tour briefing for the geckos tour we were on. Went to bed a out 8pm assuming the tour leader would make contact in the morning. You know what they say about ...