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Damascus Center, Damascus

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#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Damascus
During the war in 2013, Damascus Center found itself on the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage in Danger. This ancient center dates back to 3rd millennium BCE and features more than 100 monuments from different centuries. Many visitors seek out the imporant mosque from 8th century. Take a stroll around this ancient part of the city, and after going through different historical periods, visit cafes, and restaurants to get to know the culture and try some local dishes. To visit Damascus Center and get the most from your holiday in Damascus, create itinerary details personal to you using our Damascus online day trip planner .
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  • May 6, 2017
    Cuddling capital Damascus waltarkh civilization, present and past fragrant Jasmine scent of papyrus. In short you can see and enjoy everything, it's really capitals or Damascus.
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  • April 28, 2017
    Plenty of clothes shopping and souvenirs everywhere. Traffic is chaotic though but luckily most places are within walking distance. If you want to get a taxi you should agree on a price before you get...  more »
  • June 26, 2016
    The cultural and historical diversity in the heart of Damascus is surprising. It is a city which blends Islam with Christianity in his nairazlichnejshih form. Here and the Armenian Apostolic Church, and Maronite Catholics and ...
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    The most beautiful parts of Damascus
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Most backpacker hotels in Damascus cluster in Souq-Al-Saroujah area. Additional budget options can be found around Martyr's Square (Merjeh), which doubles as a red-light district and may not be suitable for women traveling alone. Keep in mind that the majority of the city's hotels claiming five stars actually offer rooms and services closer to what foreign tourists recognize as two- or three-star establishments.
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