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Damascus Map, Syria

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Damascus Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Damascus with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Damascus useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Damascus!

Damascus Travel Guide

Resilient as well as secular, modern day Damascus has held on to the Umayyad Mosque as well as maintained its famous churches, of which the Chapel of St. Paul is the most legendary; it also hosts the Bab Sharqi and the Souk Medhat Pasha, which is believed to date back to the Biblical period and is a quaint bazaar lane. read more

Damascus Nightlife

Typical of any Muslim city, the city of Damascus has maintained a conservative stance when it comes to nightlife. The Syrian, although generally friendly people, is dedicated to their religious duty of upholding the Muslim traditions and cultures in any of its cities. That is why, nightclubbing is confined only to the four corners of the international hotels. read more

Damascus History

In the 11th century, with the arrival of the Seljuk Turks, Damascus became a capital once again. Saladin, the ruler of Egypt, took over Damascus after being momentarily held by the Crusaders. After his death, a short-lived rule by the Ayyubids was abruptly halted with Mamluks invasion of Syria.   read more

Damascus Sightseeing

When in Damascus, the adventure seeking spirit of any individual is somehow revitalized. This can be owed to the numerous sources of fun and the personal trips that can happen in this one big city. Therefore, when anywhere in Syria, never forget to visit its capital for an adventurous experience and also an enlightening phenomenon for the soul. read more

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