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Souq al-Hamidiyyeh

Between the Citadel And the Omayyad Mosque, Damascus, Syria
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A visit to the past

What an experience, the friendly haggling of the purchase is expected and wonderful to watch as a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Suliman3
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Sacramento, California
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nice souq

good Place to vist for enjoy and for shoping where it liinks you from Damascus citadel to the old... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Talalloo
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Damascus, Syria
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“old city” (8 reviews)
“both sides” (2 reviews)
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Between the Citadel And the Omayyad Mosque, Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience, the friendly haggling of the purchase is expected and wonderful to watch as a non Arabic speaking visitor. I got a few precious items.. so fun !

Thank Suliman3
Reviewed 30 September 2017

good Place to vist for enjoy and for shoping where it liinks you from Damascus citadel to the old mosque via a chain of shoups and Khans where you can buy ordinary items, clothes fabrrics or handi craft items like mosaec, wood etc.

Thank Talalloo
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

You can't feel the passing of time between shopping , viewing the fronts of shops , eating the famous ice cream of Bakdash . and finally watching your children feeding the pigeons in tha sequare of the Ommayad mosque which is next to the souqe...More

Thank nisreen m
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to capture the essence of your visit to Damascus, you must at least take a walk down this road. Try to get the feeling of how the locals live, trade, and spend their every day life, or maybe buy a souvenir. This...More

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I was in Damascus for a week in the summer of 2009 so a little while before the war, and in this week I went twice to Souq al-Hamidiyyeh, it's a beautiful place where you can walk around, buy souvenirs and enjoy locally made ice...More

Thank Mallak A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best and famous markets In Syria, very cheap and a long list of things you can buy starting from vegetables and fruits, ending with hand-made syrian traditional things

Thank WasefAbdulhadi
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I like the souk pretty much, you can find every thing you want with very low prices, Very crowded souk, but near to lots of amazing places

Thank George M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This old Souk leads to both the Omayyad mosque and the old city of Damascus full of every type of shop imaginable it is a must visit place!

Thank Damien S
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Souq Al Hamidiyyeh reflects the old Syrian lifestyle. The shops there had been inherited from generation to another. I like the great relationship and combination among the owners of the shops there. They will invite your to share them Breakfast when you pass by their...More

Thank Mazen k
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

nice traditional syrian bazaar with good shops and old design long way to the amawi mosque,anyone who want to visit syria must visit this place

Thank winstoncraven
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464anusuyas
27 November 2015|
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Response from EZ_Leb | Reviewed this property |
There are restaurants and coffee shops near the entrances... an adult person can simply sit there until shoppers are done with their tour.
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