Muhafazat Rif Dimashq Travel Guide

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Ma`lula

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  • Some Syrian Mezze (starters ) or for...

    Ma`lula Local Customs

    MAGDOUSIngredientsEggplantsSweet red pepper pasteCrushed walnutsOlive oilSaltSliced garlic (optional)The stuffingMix together the sweet red pepper paste with the crushed walnuts and the garlic.MOUHAMMARAIngredients100 gr. bread crumbs50 gr. sweet red pepper paste10 gr. crushed dried hot red pepper20 gr. cumin40 gr. concentrated pomegranate syrup100...

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  • Then I lost my eyeglasses at Ma'loula!

    Ma`lula Things to Do

    Now, I really believed in karma. I was hungry then I remember I have some bananas in my camera bag which I bought at the service van station in Damascus, I ate a couple of it and out of my mind I threw the peel on the ground while walking, in seconds I was looking for my eyeglasses --- I've lost it! Then I remember I did something wrong, I walked...

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  • Don't litter

    Ma`lula Warnings and Dangers

    I don't know if it's dangerous but surely it should be a warning. My belief in karma or the saying that what goes around comes around - was strengthened here.I was a bit hungry and I started eating the bananas I've bought at the van station in Damascus. While walking I throw the banana peeling on the ground just on the side of the St. Takla convent...

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Saydnaya

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  • The Monastery

    Saydnaya Things to Do

    At the time of the crusaders Seidnayya was considered to be second only to Jerusalem as an important place of pilgrimage. The reason is a portrait of Virgin Mary said to have been painted by St Luke. The portrait can be seen in a small dark room beside the chapel, together with many more recent icons and silver crosses. Many miracles are attributed...

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  • From Seidnayya to Maalula

    Saydnaya Transportation

    I had read in my guide book that buses between Seidnayya and Maalula are not very freequent and was prepared to wait for a long time (maybe two hours). On my way down from the monastery to the road I asked a woman if that was the road for buses to Maalula. She said I should look for the sign saying Maalula (all signs are of course in Arabic). After...

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  • From Damascus to Seidnayya

    Saydnaya Transportation

    Microbuses to Seidnayya and Maalula leaves from Karajat Maalula. I took a taxi from close to my hotel (Al-Rabie) to Karajat Maalula and it was 25 SP. I was lucky as the microbus became ful when I arrived and therefor left for Seidnaya. To Seidnayya it cost 13 SP and it took 25 minutes. In Seidnayya the microbus stopped just below the monastery....

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