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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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Small Group Tour to Biblical Highlights of the Galilee from Jerusalem
"After you have been picked up from your hotel in Jerusalem drive to Tel-Aviv to start your exciting full day tour to the north visiting Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee. You will then be driven along the coast to visit the city of Nazareth where Jesus spent his childhood. Proceed to Tiberias and visit the history and the Jordan River. It is here that Jesus is said to have been baptized. Before ending your day and returning to point of departure you will stop to visit the famous baptismal site at Yardenit. Having followed in the footsteps of Christ you will be returned to the point of departure.""""Enjoy a fascinating full day trip to Israel's biblical highlights of the north visiting the town where Jesus spent his childhood
From $95.00
 
Hot Air Balloon Flight Including Champagne Gourmet Breakfast and Souvenirs
"Travel the winds with this bestseller package. Imagine morning breeze caressing your face while standing in a field in a beautiful valley the first rays of the morning sun through the trees and you standing in front of a giant hot air balloon high in the air! Ready to take you on a journey with the winds you are invited into the balloons basket.You will be instructed to meet the team at the 'take off' location. First of all you will see the city of Nazareth mount. Gilboa the kingdom of Jordan and much more. After the amazing flight you will enjoy the opening ceremony of a traditional bottle of champagne after landing. You will then have a picnic in nature with rich and luxurious breakfast with a unique menu in the landin
From $225.00

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No stops for minibuses(van)

Be aware that there no stops for minibus (van) except the main or start point,you can stop it by rasing your hand,or giving a sign that you want to stop it and when you are on board you can also ask...
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Private car with driver

If you plan to make to make short tours around Damascus (or even all over Syria) and you have lack of time and you want to see as much as possible you can use the services of Mr Joseph Bashoura who...
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Taxi around the city

The most convenient way to go around Damascus is by taxi. There are a lot of microbuses but if you're not familiar with the route and cannot read arabic signs, it would be difficult. In anyway, the...
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Airport to/from city centre by taxi

The fastest - but not economical - way from Damascus airport to the city centre is by taxi.Approach the taxi counter inside the arrival hall before getting out of the terminal, it's on your right. The...
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Damascus airport to city centre

If you're not in a hurry, the most economical way to travel from the airport to the city centre of Damascus is by those big buses parked outside of the terminal - state owned called al Karnak. When...
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Service taxi from Amman

When we took service taxi heading to Abdali Station in Amman. Driver took us straight to service taxi to Damascus. It took no more than 5min to set out since there were already 2 passengers waiting....
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Walking

Walking is the best way to get around in Damascus. This includes the Old City as well as Central Damascus.During my 4 day stay, I never had to make use of a taxi or other public transport, other than...
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At the Airport

Damascus does not have the best airport in the world. Immigration can take quite a long time, and your passport will be inspected by the officer. Some airlines do not include departure tax in your...
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No More Departure Tax

The SYP1500 airport departure tax is now included in the air ticket. So you no longer need to pay separately. This new rule has been in effect since June 2009. However, you may need to reconfirm if...
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Run-Down Airport

The airport is pretty small and manageable. It is quite rundown too. Food outlets are limited, crappy and serves almost nothing. The airport queues for security check, check-in and gate entrance are...
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Bus / Service Taxi to Amman and Beirut

Amman to Damascus was in december 11 Jordan Dinar (about € 12, 500 Lira the opposit way) by service taxi (probably only 1 bus per day, 7 Dinar) about 3-4 hour. Bus Damascus to Beirut was 350 Syrian...
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New Busterminal for Bosra, Beirut, Amman...

New bus terminal Sumariyah for Bosra, Beirut, Amman and other places south, also for service taxis going there (service taxis from Amman will arrive in a different pace). Get there from Harasta...
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Car Rental

After a long day walking between Budget, Hertz and other big companies Car Rental services, a friend had recommended using a local Car Rents service in Damascus near Al-Shuhada sq. which we found it...
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Transportation from Damascus to Aleppo

Hey, you dont need to worry at all, 'cause buses from Damascus to Aleppo are going on every hour. Just go to Karaj Bulman (Karaj Harasta) station in Damascus and there are lots and lots of agencies...
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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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"Fascinating, fabled city"
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MM212

"Damascus - دمشق"
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"Damascus"
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"touching the sky of pleasure"
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"Damascus"
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