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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

In Damascus, you feel like you are in an Arab city but never forget that Arabic food is also very tasty. Should you be adventurous enough, you will be taken to a sumptuous adventure you will never forget for the rest of your life. But be very careful.  read more

Damascus History

The city first became under the Western control during the rampaging of Alexander the Great. In 323 upon the death of Alexander, it was tossed up between the Seleucid and the Ptolemaic empires. In 64 BC, Pompey annexed the city to the Roman Empire and became an official metropolis in 222 BC.  It reached its peak when it became the capital of the Ummayad Caliphate in 661 to 750 BC. read more

Damascus Travel Guide

While the arrival of the Aramaeans, (who were essentially Semitic nomads from Mesopotamia) introduced the people of Damascus to a proper water distribution system, teaching them the importance of constructing canals and tunnels, it was only the later Romans followed by the Umayyads who perfected this part of the water system that still exists in the old city today. 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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