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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 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 Travel Guide

By and large a safe city, Damascus offers plenty of things to do and places to sight-see for the foreign tourist with people friendly, though shy, but willing to help in haggling for souvenirs at local craft stores when they find a visitor to their city getting ‘crooked!’ Even the shopkeepers in the conventional Syrian souks seem to find it natural enough for customers to strike a bargain and happily go along with... 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

One of their popular tourist destinations is the Ummayad mosque. This architectural wonder has seen numerous historical occurrences happening in front of it having been once a Greek and Roman temple, then a mosque and a church at the same time, and as of late, just simply a mosque. Evidences of the great history of the city can be found inside the mosque via the Greek carvings and some Christian drawings on its walls.... read more

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