Central Old Damascus Tour (Self Guided), Damascus

Central Old Damascus is a wonderful area to discover Syria’s rich culture and history. A walk down its mysterious old streets will take you into the city’s past. Follow this self-guided tour to discover the center of Old Damascus!
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Central Old Damascus Tour Map

Guide Name: Central Old Damascus Tour
Guide Location: Syria » Damascus (See other walking tours in Damascus)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 4
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Cathedral of St. George Orthodox
  • Hammam Bakri
  • Fathy Pasha Mosque
  • Al Badra'eya Mosque
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Cathedral of St. George Orthodox

1) Cathedral of St. George Orthodox

Damascus is not only home to marvelous mosques, but also to many other wonderful religious buildings. A well-known church is the Cathedral of St. George Orthodox, located in the heart of Old Damascus.
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Hammam Bakri

2) Hammam Bakri

Damascus is well-known for its traditional Turkish bathhouses, or hammam. Al-Bakri, or Hammam Bakri, an excellent example of beautiful Mamlukian architecture, offers healing steam baths, massages and scrubs.
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Fathy Pasha Mosque

3) Fathy Pasha Mosque

Fathy Pasha Mosque, a marvelous old mosque, features a stunning white dome and a small pleasant courtyard. It is one of the most popular Muslim houses of worship in the region.
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Al Badra'eya Mosque

4) Al Badra'eya Mosque

Al Badra'eya Mosque is a striped Muslim religious building and a popular local house of worship. It has beautiful Syrian architecture and even contains some pre-Roman ruins.

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 Km or 0.7 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 Km or 0.4 Miles
Eastern Old Damascus Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Old Damascus Landmarks Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 Km or 0.6 Miles
Bab Sharqi Street Walking Tour

Bab Sharqi Street Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 Km or 0.4 Miles