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Trip to Damascus - Part 2

Around the Old City

Old City Damascus is just excellent. Little mazes of streets with sweets and crafty shops.

Secret brightly lit courtyards, often hidden behind nondescript doors:
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Uh, descript doors:
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Shrines:
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More shrines:
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Craft shops:
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Cafes:
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Souks:
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Of course, the mosque - this one in particular is the Umayyad Mosque, which houses the tomb of Saladin as well as the head of John the Baptist:
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And churches:
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Posted by jenofear 17:59 Archived in Syria Tagged tourist_sites

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