The National Museum of Damascus, which displays a wonderful archaeological and historical collection.
The Omayyad Mosque, early 8th century, one of the largest and most famous mosques in the Muslim world. Before you enter the mosque, don’t miss the nearby Saladin's Mausoleum built in 1193 and set in a relaxing garden.
The Azem Palace, once the home of an Ottoman governor and now Museum of the Arts & Popular Traditions of Syria, is a beautiful building built in 1749 from alternating lines of black basalt and ... More white limestone.
Go shopping through the city's main market, the colourful Souq al-Hamidiyya.
St Paul's Chape is located in the east of the Old City. Dedicated to the saint you can see the spot at the old city gate Bab Kisan, where the disciples lowered St Paul out of a window one night so that he could flee the Jews.
Takiyya as-Süleimaniyya, one of Syria's prettiest mosques designed in the Ottoman style, is located at the south of Barada River.
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