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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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  • Azem can be considered the middle of Damascus near the famous Castle Damascus Citadel of world markets, even as the first commercial integrated market closed (mall) in the city's history since its inception, let alone his riches variety stores and sales. Azem of historical ancient monuments to the oldest inhabited capital in history.
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  • nice traditional syrian bazaar with good shops and old design long way to the amawi mosque,anyone who want to visit syria must visit this place  more »
  • One of the oldest markets in Syria from the Ottoman period full of beautiful shops and goods, crowded and noisy market branches in many other walasaronih free Damascene markets and the silk market and if you are a flamboyant negotiations can manage to get a lot of goods relatively cheaply and when you get tired you can rest and eat ice cream when you dollop Bakdash or rest and prayer in Umayyad nice place to visit, especially for a couple and please caution when taking the kids for fear of being lost in the crowd a good experience
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