Syria Travel Guide
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Syria Tourism, Syria Tourist Attraction - Damascus
Damascus is Syria's largest city and capital located around the Barada River and Ghouta Oasis. It is one of world's oldest inhabited cities as old as 5000 BC. It offers fascinating oriental bazaars and marvelous monuments. The centre of the city is Martyrs' Square where most of the restaurants and hotels are located. The charming old city is surrounded by Roman wall.Visit city's main market the colourful Souq al-Hamidiyya. Opposite the end of the market is the Umayyad Mosque. It is a jewel of Islamic architecture, with several gorgeous mosaics and three original minarets. Saladin's Mausoleum built in 1193 is covered with rust red dome set in a pleasant garden over the northern wall of the Umayyad Mosque.
Syria Travel Informations and Jordan Travel Guide
Syria Etymology - Syria Politics: Constitution & Government - Human Rights - Emergency Law - Syria Administrative Divisions
Syria Geography - Syria Economy: Foreign Trade - Transport - Syria Demographics - Syria Ethnic Groups - Syria Religion
Syria Languages - Education in Syria - Syria Military - Syria Culture - Music of Syria - Syrian Literature
Syria History: Eblan civilization - Antiquity and early Christian era - Islamic era - Ottoman Era
French Mandate - Instability and Foreign Relations: Independence to 1967 - Six Day War and Aftermath
Baath Party Rule Under Hafezc Al-Assad, 1970-2000 - 21st Century
Syrian Territorial Problems: Turkish-Syrian Dispute Over Iskandaron Province - Israeli Annexation of the Golan Heights
Syria Tourist Attractions: Damascus - Aleppo - Krak des Chevaliers - Palmyra - Bosra
Dead Cities - Hama - Qala'at Samaan