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Old City, Damascus

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Visit the architectural melting pot of the Middle East at Old City, a city built to survive the test of time. See the mixture of the Roman and Hellenic with Byzantine and Islamic styles in the 5,000-year-old trading center (known as the ancient city of Damascus) between Africa and Asia, now protected by UNESCO. Walk the streets within the old city walls and feel the atmosphere of history in the dense area. Spend time in a local cafe here to feel the urban lifestyle of an ancient city. Plan to see Old City and other attractions that appeal to you using our Damascus trip itinerary builder app.
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  • From the historical point of Straight Rd and St Pauls journey to Saladin and his amazing life this is full of history. And the markets are amazing. The homemade icecream market is world renowned.  more »
  • The old town still beautiful and attractive with all its history and exoticism. Taking into consideration what the city and its population has been going through since 2011, the city is still safe...  more »

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