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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

The more popular activities include sipping a cup of coffee or tea and eating out in a cozy restaurant. You can do this in most parts of the city.  Despite the strict nature of the city, it has opened its doors to tourism and more recently has become more tolerant of these foreigners.  One should be still somewhat careful when traveling to 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

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 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

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