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St Ananias Chapel

Sharia Hanania, Damascus, Syria
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Historical, cosy, romantic

One the most cosy and historical streets you might visit in Damascus, try out the restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2015
Diyab M
via mobile
Peace & tranquility

The ancient church in the heart of Old Damas close to the great Bab Sharqi, where you feel... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2015
Le Gardénia B
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Damascus, Syria
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16 Dec 2015
“Historical, cosy, romantic”
3 Nov 2015
“Peace & tranquility”
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Sharia Hanania, Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

One the most cosy and historical streets you might visit in Damascus, try out the restaurants and visit the Hanania chapel! You would be amazed!

Thank Diyab M
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The ancient church in the heart of Old Damas close to the great Bab Sharqi, where you feel chilliness once you step down the stairs of the old chapel under the ground, a very small place yet very charming for me. every time i go...More

Thank Le Gardénia B
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Beautiful street charming people Helpful and generous Nice old church, more than 2000 years of history in the Old city of Damascus Definitely recommended!

3  Thank Dona A
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Now this is the quintessence of Syria, especially of the old part of Damascus. Although restored many times, the Chapel has probably been used as a place of christian worship since the 1st century. Some claim it was the place Ananias baptized Saul (latter becoming...More

3  Thank gammeldansk80
Reviewed 7 November 2012

The authentic feeling of antiquity and of a living shrine emphasised by people at prayer. A small chapel worth visiting when in the area even for the non-religious.

1  Thank Stranats
Reviewed 10 January 2009

St. Ananias Chapel has a fascinating history, but the site itself is little to see. There's a small church in the cellar with a few rows of pews and an adjoining room with plaques that tell that history. There's also a small gift shop upstairs....More

5  Thank travellerin30s
Reviewed 7 December 2008

The tiny Chapel of St Ananias is located in the Christian Quarter of the Old City, between the Gates of Bab Sharqi and Bab Touma and is reached by walking along the ancient alleyways leading off the Street called Straight. The location is believed to...More

11  Thank debdancing
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