8 days in Syria Itinerary

8 days in Syria Itinerary

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— 5 nights


Damascus ©
Locals claim that the Prophet Muhammad refused to enter Damascus on his journey to Mecca--he wished to enter Paradise only once in his lifetime.
Damascus Umayyad Mosque and Damascus Center will appeal to history buffs. Al Azem Palace (Palace of As'ad, Pasha al-'Azm) and The National Museum of Damascus will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Damascus: Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque (in Homs), As Suwayda Museum (in As Suwayda) and Maaloula (Mar Sarkis, Deir Mar Takla, &more). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Souq al-Hamidiyyeh, explore the activities along The Barada River, admire the striking features of The Arc Gate, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Ananias Chapel.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Damascus is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 5 hours. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Damascus, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Damascus

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Maaloula, Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque, As Suwayda Museum
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Damascus Umayyad Mosque ©
Damascus Umayyad Mosque
The National Museum of Damascus ©
The National Museum of Damascus