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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 nairazlichnejshih form. Here and the Armenian Apostolic Church, and Maronite Catholics and ...
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  • Damascus was always more capitals inhabited Arabic poetry and poets, shared her weal and woe, of them sung by dying or goes to her love, and whom shaken by calamity that struck Damascus, am sickened by the same melancholy poems and consoling. minimum capital of Damascus, the capital of the Umayyad Syria days and minimum decorations today, perhaps from more cities and population of Arab poets sing since eras, and are still doing 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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