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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 History

In early 1516, the Ottoman Empire captured the city. They stayed in power for over 400 years. The Arab revolt in 1918 led to the driving away of the Ottomans. After the world war, the city was under the rule of the allies until its full independence in the year 1946.  read more

Damascus Sightseeing

Damascus, being a city so ancient, has many breathtaking views to offer for every type of visitor regardless of age, sex or religion. It is very liberal in such a way that never deprives its guests the chance of partaking in the various scenery only found in this city about eighty kilometers inland of the Mediterranean sea. The variety of things to do and places to visit is so diverse that you will think that there is... read more

Damascus Nightlife

The perfect place to head in the city is the An-Naufara or literally 'the fountain.'  It is one coffee house in Old Damascus that is really hard to miss because it offers a breathtaking view of the Ummayad mosque. Likewise, one has the option to listen to a Hakawati or a traditional storyteller present at 7pm most nights. read more

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

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