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Damascus


The Syrian National Opera, nestled in the center of Damascus on Umayyad Square, is a must. The building includes an opera house, a drama theatre, and a multi-purpose hall. It welcomes multiple theatrical performances, film screenings, and concerts at different times of the year. It is also home to the main stage of the Syrian

Damascus

Things to do and see - Damascus

See one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world
Great Mosque of Damascus
 
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Witness one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world
Old city of Damascus
 
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Admire a large medieval fortified palace and citadel
Damascus Citadel
 
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View a masterpiece of 18th-century Islamic architecture
Al Azem Palace
 
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Learn about Syrian history and its cultural heritage
National Museum of Damascus
 
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Marvel at a prime example of late Ottoman architecture
Khan As'ad Pasha
 
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Savour local food and get souvenirs from handicraft stalls
Al-Hamidiyeh Souq
 
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Visit a place where people still speak the Aramaic language
Maaloula
 
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Go to the nearby mountain for panoramic views of the city
Mount Qasioun
 
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Descend to a cellar to see one of the oldest churches in the world
Hanania Church
 
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