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Damascus – The City of Jasmine

Damascus is the capital city of Syria. It is also the second-largest city in the country. Damascus is considered one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the longest-serving capital city in the world. Nicknamed “the City of Jasmine”, Damascus is a major cultural and religious center of Syria and the entire Middle East. The city of Damascus has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its historical and cultural significance. As it is a city that has been inhabited continuously for more than 9,000 years, Damascus has a long and colorful history. The significant number of historical sites in various stages of preservation found throughout the city tells the tale of Syria’s long-standing capital.

Here are some of the top places to visit in Damascus
  1. The Ommayad Mosque
  2. The Azem Palace
  3. The Damascus Citadel
  4. The Souqs
  5. Souq Al Hamidiyeh
  6. Souq Midhat Basha
  7. The National Museum
  8. Al Salhieh
  9. Souq Al Bzourieh
  10. St Paul’s Church
Things to do in Damascus
  1. Visit the Umayyad Mosque
  2. Go for a scroll along the Mount Qasioun
  3. Go on a short trip to Azm Palace
  4. Visit the Mausoleum of Saladin
  5. Take a look at the Sayyidah Ruqayya Mosque

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