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Damascus Center, Damascus

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
During the war in 2013, Damascus Center found itself on the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage in Danger. This ancient center dates back to 3rd millennium BCE and features more than 100 monuments from different centuries. Many visitors seek out the imporant mosque from 8th century. Take a stroll around this ancient part of the city, and after going through different historical periods, visit cafes, and restaurants to get to know the culture and try some local dishes. To visit Damascus Center and get the most from your holiday in Damascus, create itinerary details personal to you using our Damascus online day trip planner.
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  • I spent four days in the city of the ancients and loved it. There is so much history and the people are great. No sign of any previous conflict and I happily walked the streets alone at times and at.....  more »
  • Damascus is interesting for the Old Town. The rest of the centre seems like an addition to it. There's an ok road leading from the Old City to the Railway Station and ok road from there to the right.....  more »

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