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What to see in Damascus

Azem Palace

Visitors to Damascus can escape the hustle and bustle of the city by retreating into the tranquil grounds of the 18th…

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Museum of Epigraphy

Madrassa al-Jaqmaqiyya, a beautiful school building established in 1421, is home to the Museum of Epigraphy (the study…

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Umayyad Mosque

The Umayyad Mosque, or Grand Mosque of Damascus, is one of the largest, oldest and most impressive mosques in the world.…

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