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Museums of Beirut Day Tour
"Enjoy a fascinating introduction to Lebanon's vibrant history. The National Museum of Beirut holds countless treasures through which you will witness the living proof to the country's rich heritage. Mim gets its name from the 24th letter of the Arab precisely because it is the first letter of the Arabic words for museum minerals and mines. The museum exhibits more than 1400 minerals representing around 300 different species from over 61 countries. Then we will head to Lebanon’s central bank Museum where you will know more about the central bank’s roles and responsibilities in keeping the stability of the Lebanese economy and financial system.The last destination is a walk in Hamra streets where we will encounter shops restaurants
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Glass Blowing Demonstrations in Safed
"Local artist Sheva Chaya tells her fascinating story of how she came from Princeton graduate to become the glassblower of Tzfat. She shares a bit of background about her paintings and glass work and then treats the audience to an exciting glass blowing demonstration in which she will make something special and colorful out of glass.Throughout the demonstration Sheva shares deep Kabbalistic concepts related to glass blowing and Tzfat. Participants are always impressed and fascinated by this unique and fun activity.""""See a live glassblowing demonstration! Local artist
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"Private Tour: Nazareth
"Private Tour: Nazareth Tiberias and Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem""Leave your centrally located Jerusalem hotel or prearranged location in a comfortable private vehicle and drive north to Nazareth Jesus’ childhood home in the Galilean hills. As you travel chat to your guide about tailoring your itinerary to your interests perhaps to spend more time at a particular site than another.Arrive in Nazareth and head to the old quarter as you learn how the town became a bastion of Christianity as the story of Jesus spread
From $121.00

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Cham city centre

Cham City Center The perfect place to relax with your family and friends ,Cham City Center . It has plenty to offer you- a choice of over 100 superb shops, restaurants, fast food outlets, a children’s...
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Damascus boulevard

Damascus BoulevardDamascus Boulevard, situated near the Four Seasons Hotel is preparing to roll out the Red Carpet for Damascus.This development is a joint venture between SSTI, Khorafi (Kuwait), The...
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Damasquino shopping mall

Damasquino Mall was opened in 2009,devided in 70 shopping units in 7 flours.There are all you can find form cloth to furniture to food to electronics ..Opening hours :shops from 11am till 11pm cafes...
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Kahwagi carpentry studio

Yasser Kahwagi is a great artist and a top carpenter. His studio is next to Al Mamluka Hotel in Bab Tuma. The Studio stands in the courtyard of an old Damascus house and you can not see the great beds...
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Aleppo soap

The main constituents of Aleppo soap are olive oil and laurel Oil. Handmade with no chemical. Sounds very good for skin. Actually it is. Once you use this soap you will feel your skin get smooth and...
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at the Tekea

The shops at the handicraft market inside the Tekea courtyard are local work. There are objects made of glass, porcelain, silver, wooden boxes inlaid with mother-of-pearl, clothes and scarves, in fact...
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Several

Shopping opportunities in Damascus are endless. The souks are almost seductive in a way, it is difficult not to buy, buy, and buy.The souks are not as clearly organised compared to Aleppo, but there...
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Villa Moda

Located on Midhat Pasha Street (Via Recta) in Old Damascus, Villa Moda has transformed an old khan (caravanserai) into this exquisite boutique of the highest end of European fashions. Villa Moda is a...
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Various

Al-Qaimariya Street runs east towards the Christian Quarter from the ruins of the Roman Gate just east of the Omayyad Mosque. It is a charming street, paved with cobblestones and contains numerous...
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The Boulevard

Adjacent to the Four Seasons, the Boulevard is one of many new luxury shopping centres sprouting all over Damascus. No spices or traditional products are sold here, only Western fashion, shoes and...
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TONY STEPHAN

Dear friendGood day from DamascusI called Tony Stephan Shop in Damascus & talked to the manager, he told me that they don't have e-mail so, all what i can do is to post you there adress with Tel & Fax...
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From the street vendors.

Being from the north of europe i am not used to fresh almonds and especially not in the huge quantities you see them in Syria.They can be bought from street vendors around Damascus, especially from...
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Pluto photo services center.

I have used pluto photo a few times in Damascus and they have a very good service and ok prices.I have copied a few things on to cd's at their place and bought some camera stuff there and it has...
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buy sweets.

The arabs love sweets more than anyone.Mabye it´s because of the lack of alcohol that they have taken to sweets that much, but Damascus is certainly a feast for sweet lovers.It almost seem like every...
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Omayad Square, PO Box 4795, Damascus, Syria
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Shukri Al Quatli Street, PO Box 6311, Damascus, Syria
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Maysaloun St. | P.O. Box 7570, Damascus, Syria
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Maysaloun Str., Damascus, Syria
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Furat Street, Omayad Square, Damascus, Syria
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Top Things to Do in Damascus

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Omayyad Mosque

The Omayyad Mosque, which I saw it in 2011 when we started our middle east trip was so beautiful. It was built by Abdulmelik bin Merwan who is the fifth calif of umayyad dynasty. ?t is rumoured that...
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Souk El-Hamidiyeh

I don't suppose many of us will ever get the chance to wander around Damascus in the near future but if things cool down their it is certainly worth wandering around the souks. I could not resist the...
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Azem Palace

Azm Palace is one of the grand old houses that can be found in the Old City of Damascus. It was built in 1750 and served as the house of Asad Pasha Azm, then Ottoman governor of the city. Today, the...
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Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque

In contrast to the tomb area of the shrine, the courtyard and the prayer hall are calm and well-organized sections. The courtyard is filled with pilgrims from various parts of the Shiite world (there...
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National Museum

While Roman and Greek art was highly developed in the realms of figurative sculpture and pottery, some of the best examples of the highly-developed artistic traditions of these two cultures can be...
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Hejaz Railway Station

Rail travel may not been quite as well established in the Middle East as it is in Europe, but it’s not for lack of trying. During the Ottoman period, and again under British and French Mandates,...
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