Top Places to Visit in Damascus 2022

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Old City

The ancient city of Damascus was built in the 3rd century BC and is one of the well-known ancient cities in the Middle East. It is located in the southwest of Syria, at the foot of the Outer Lebanon Mountains, on the slopes of the majestic Mount Kesin.

– Azm Palace was built in 1750 as the residence of the then governor of Damascus, Assad. Including kitchen, dormitory and bath. Now it is a museum and folk art exhibition hall. – 

AZM Palace

Umayyad Mosque

– The Umayyad Mosque is located in the old city of Damascus. It was built during the Umayyad Dynasty in 705 AD. It is also known as the Five Maiye Mosque. The mosque is one of the classic buildings in the Islamic world. It is one of the classic buildings in the Islamic world and the architectural model of the mosques in the world. In this mosque architectural composition, there are many anecdotes, such as it has three different forms of call towers, each tower has allusions. In the monastery, there is a memorial hall for Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, and the mausoleum of Salahaddin, the Muslim hero who defeated the Crusaders. – 

– Saladin Yusuf Ayub was the founding monarch of the Ayyubid dynasty in Egypt, known in the East and the West for his outstanding leadership, chivalry and military prowess in the Arab fight against the Crusades. He led the army to capture Jerusalem and is known as a great hero in the Muslim world. His mausoleum, built in 1196, houses a sarcophagus containing Saladin's remains. – 

Tomb Of Saladin

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