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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. Plan to see Old City and other attractions that appeal to you using our Damascus trip itinerary builder app .
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  • We visited in January 2018 and spent most of the trip in the Old City. Incredibly beautiful as ever, busy, great food with many many charming little restaurants and cafes and antique shops scattered i...  more »
  • For lovers of silver jewelry, here you will find some very interesting things. Most importantly, look at the trial and ask for a receipt from the seller where there will be weight and fineness.
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  • if anyboidy like orieantal old cities so ui recommend to go around this old city old area in damascus i realy enjoyed walking and shopping i visited the city at 2001  more »
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