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Umayyad MosqueMosques0.2km
Azm PalaceForts0.2km
Citadel of DamascusCastles 0.7km
House of Saint AnaniasArchaeological sites0.8km
Darwish Pasha MosqueMosques0.9km
Marjeh SquareSquares1km
Yalbugha MosqueMosques1km
Aqsab MosqueMosques0.7km
Tekkiye MosqueMosques2km
Murad Pasha MosqueMosques1km
National Museum of DamascusMuseums2km
Abbasiyyin StadiumStadiums2km
Al-Fayhaa StadiumStadiums2km
Jobar SynagogueSynagogues3km
Far' FalastinPrisons2km


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Category: Cities, Local time: 11:55:24, Altitude: 691m, Address: Damascus, Syria, Official WWW website:

Pros

nice people
nice weather
delicious meals
bustling destination
distinctive atmosphere
inexpensive

Cons

uncomfortable summer temperature
chilly in winter
poor or deceitful service

Suitable for

business
shopping
history
nightlife
cruises
study
active vacation

Why to go there?

old&new architecture
political centre

Transportation and means of transport

railway
air

business travel (industry)

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Information and Facts

GPS: 33.5116, 36.3091
Altitude: 691 m
Population: 4 2,00 ,000
Foundation (year): -3000
Is is the capital?: Yes
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 6:52:17 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Pros: nice people, nice weather, delicious meals, bustling destination, distinctive atmosphere, inexpensive, flat surrounding area, mild climate

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 Aura: 62Reviews: 10Aug 24, 2011 10:04:13 AM
Damascus is the capital of Syria, located in the southwestern part of the country in the region Rif Dimashq, about 80 km east of the Mediterranean coast. It lies on the banks of the river Barad, at an altitude of 680 m. Damascus is the oldest inhabited cities in the world. It was founded in the 10 millennium BC. Damascus with its almost 120 monuments from various historical periods one of the most exciting cities in the Middle East. It is interesting that there was built the first water system in the world. In the Middle Ages the city Damascus was famous for its production of swords and laces. Among the most important monuments belongs the Damascus Citadel, Umayyad Mosque, Palace AZM and the House of Saint Ananias. For those who like shopping there is Bab Sharqi street, which is full of small shops and the largest marketplace in Damascus Souk Mehdi Pasha. The city Damascus was registered in UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. The population today is about 1.7 million people.

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