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Old City, Damascus

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Visit the architectural melting pot of the Middle East at Old City, a city built to survive the test of time. See the mixture of the Roman and Hellenic with Byzantine and Islamic styles in the 5,000-year-old trading center (known as the ancient city of Damascus) between Africa and Asia, now protected by UNESCO. Walk the streets within the old city walls and feel the atmosphere of history in the dense area. Spend time in a local cafe here to feel the urban lifestyle of an ancient city. Work out when and for how long to visit Old City and other Damascus attractions using our handy Damascus travel itinerary planner.
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  • 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  more »
  • Old cobblestone paths, tiny lanes, ancient ruins, churches, mosques, bars, old hotels, restaurants the old city of Damascus is spectacular  more »
  • One of the oldest cities of mankind and the most beautiful cities in the world and the best people on Earth and visit the old city of Damascus Schindler gain and keep visiting memory for life.
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