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The National Museum of Damascus, Damascus

(3.8/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the history, development, and culture of the country at The National Museum of Damascus. Right next to the city’s university and a grand mosque, the museum offers an insight into the past, from the beginning of civilization in the East to the most recent history. As you enter, you’ll see a grand decorated doorway leading to the first exhibition room, where you can admire numerous displays, paintings, statues, and other artifacts. Proceed to the large garden, which exhibits statues from the Roman period, and don’t miss the underground burial chambers. See The National Museum of Damascus and all Damascus has to offer by arranging your trip with our Damascus itinerary maker.
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  • Had many finds from the rich history of the country has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures.
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  • Here is a collection of surviving artifacts; some of them are truly unique and inimitable. Influenced by the culture and art of Romania. At the outlet of a small souvenir shop.
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  • If you think something is a Museum and have not been cleaned up because of SEO. But there are treasures that fills in retrospect ... Oh ... God, I can go back there again? ㅠ ㅠ
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  • A tourist, or a local resident, you should never miss it !
  • Great museum. . beautiful place
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  • Old treasures of Damascus, you should vist