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Damascus,Old city

Alqanawat area :inside old city of Damascus near Khalid street and Bab sreajah,it's famous with narrow roads and many historical places and restaurants

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Reviewed 31 March 2017
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Alqanawat area :inside old city of Damascus near Khalid street and Bab sreajah,it's famous with narrow roads and many historical places and restaurants

Review collected in partnership with ASUS 6 Stub App Smartphone

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Old cobblestone paths, tiny lanes, ancient ruins, churches, mosques, bars, old hotels, restaurants the old city of Damascus is spectacular

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Old Damascus is considered to be the oldest inhabitant city in the world and the first capital city in the history,it was visited by kings,leaders,scientists,great men in history, and companions of the prophet Mohammed . It is filled with mosques,churches,schools,houses,markets.Old alleyways and an ancient Romanian castle and wall. Old damascus is known to have eleven gates,three of which have been... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is the old city of the capital of damascus, with old streets,old houses and buildings,old churches and also old mosques.But what is new is the restaurants and pubs all over the streets of the old city...awesome and amazing city

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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Damascus the old one. The one with old houses, narrow alleyways. With gates still standing and mosques still calling for prayer and churches ringing their bells every Sunday. Damascus with the simple and calm life. With social proximity. The door next to the other. The old walled city with a mosque that once upon a time was a church. With... More 

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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Some of the best history is in that area, Christianity is showing on what is now the Umayyad mosque after the invasion, the little shops, cafes, restaurants, would blow your mind and prepare to get souvenirs from there

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

When you walk around the streets and you feel the ambience in the streets of old Damascus I bet you will be transformed to a different era, Its sad that its not recommended for everyone to go there, But if you can tha experience yourself the streets and the old era!!! It would be a great feeling to be there... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Visited Summer 2010 Damascus is an ancient city and you really feel that when walking in the old city. The ancient architecture and mixture of buildings really brings history to life. There are so many historical tales that take place in this city, so it was really amazing to be standing in the middle of it.

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Ozark, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Shows the history of the region. I saw it in 1996. It was a place for families. There was a lot of tourists there but now none.

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1 Thank Josh V
Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

The best time to walk through Old Damascus is at night, late night, when only few people share its raods. Then, you'll feel as if you're back in time for 400 years, with the dim lights and your footsteps pounding the streets, no matter how light you'll try to walk. You wan't find many foreigners walking through it these days,... More 

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