Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum, Damascus

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Visit Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum, the grave of the first sultan of Syria and Egypt. Prior to conflict, people from all around the country came here to honor the sultan. From the outside, the red dome makes this mausoleum recognizable. Inside you can see the coffin of famous warrior, where his body rests. The wooden sarcophagi has imposing carvings designed to highlight his fame. Next to it you can see a marble coffin, which German emperor Wilhelm II gifted in 1898. In the area, you can also visit local bazaars and a mosque. Plan to visit Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum during your Damascus vacation using our convenient Damascus day trip site.
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  • Being inclined to History, this was a must to me; being in front of the mausoleum of the great Salahdin was priceless to me! Paid my respects to the warrior and spent some minutes there, in his...  more »
  • A visit to the burial site of this great hero of humanity, Saladdin, the only muslim Dante puts in Limbo, next to Socrates and Plato, is a must, if visiting Damascus. A moving experience. As the...  more »
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  • The Legend of Jerusalem The Fighter, The Man of Honor, The Man of Courage and words Sultan Salahuddin Ayubi (Rehmatullahi Alaihi) May Allah rest his soul in Jannah

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