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Damascus is one of the greatest places ! It is sad the country is now torn apart! I visited the souq before the war when I was in Damascus.
It is a mini version of the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, I love this type of...More
I visited this great Souq with two Syrian friends who were explaining every detail about this Souq located in the middle part of old Damascus the oldest inhabited city in the world .
And it was a wonderful experience , as this Souq is not...More
The Souq al-Bizuriyyah, or Spice Bazaar, threads it's way between Straight Street and the Azem Palace. The strong scent of spices, together with the beautiful, original architecture of the doorways to Khan Assad Pasha and the Hammam Nur Ad-din adds to the sensation of stepping...More
This market is very close to Hamidiyah and the Omyad Mosque and is a fascinating array of spice and herbs shops. You will find some sweets shops also and there is an old traditional "Hammam" located there which is still in use.
A bit further...More