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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

It is thus, locally referred to as Al-Fayhaa and sometimes Dimashq and is the capital as well as the largest city in Syria with a current population pegged at 1.6 million approximately. Not only does the city possess a governorate by itself but it is also manages that of Rural Damascus, or Rif Dimashq. read more

Damascus History

Currently, it is a governorate in itself and is home to about 1.6 million people. The seat of government for its local governorate is the Rural Damascus or Rif Dimashq. The first documented existence of Damascus was in the time of the Arameans yet the first settlement was in the centuries of 5000 to 6000 BC. The Arameans were responsible for the building of the water network of the city by using the Barada River fully. 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 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

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