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Souq al-Hamidiyyeh, Damascus

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A bustling burst of life leading to the center of the old town, Souq al-Hamidiyyeh stands as the central bazaar in the city and one of the most established in Syria. In use for centuries, the market underwent major renovations in 2002. Amble from food vendor to clothing emporium, souvenir shop to local handicraft, making your way to the ancient Roman archway marking the entrance into the heart of Damascus' old town. Plan to see Souq al-Hamidiyyeh and other attractions that appeal to you using our Damascus tour planner.
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  • This old Souk leads to both the Omayyad mosque and the old city of Damascus full of every type of shop imaginable it is a must visit place!  more »
  • Souq Al Hamidiyyeh reflects the old Syrian lifestyle. The shops there had been inherited from generation to another. I like the great relationship and combination among the owners of the shops there. ...  more »
  • One of the oldest markets in the world and is located in the heart of the oldest capital in the history of mankind and this market is Damascus jasmine and completely covered and where family kits of dress and very cheap rates and high quality and strongly recommend everyone visiting this beautiful market.
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