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Damascus Center, Damascus

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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. Plan your Damascus Center visit and explore what else you can see and do in Damascus using our Damascus vacation route planner.
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  • The cultural and historical diversity in the heart of Damascus is surprising. It is a city which blends Islam with Christianity in his nairazličnejših form. Here and the Armenian Apostolic Church, and Maronite Catholics and ...
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  • Damascus has always been more haunted by the capitals Arabic poetry and poets, they shared her weal and woe, of them sung by wants or goes to her love, whom shaken by calamity suffered by Damascus, the same painful sadness and sympathy poems., Damascus Umayyads days minimum capital, the capital of Syria and accessories today, perhaps lower than most cities that sings the Arab poets and their populations since pre-Islamic times, and still do so today.
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  • Damascus is very picturesque. Not so much in the world of similar cities where so closely intertwined different era, different cultures, different religions. This is a very interesting city. Before the war, it was a very friendly and open city, with cheerful people. The world of this earth!
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