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Address: Damascus Old City, Damascus, Syria

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Very relaxing place in the hectic Old City of Damascus!!

We have just visited the Khan in the Old City of Damascus and it was great. A great place to just sit and rest inside a great building. Very relaxing place in the hectic Old City... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2015
Damascus, Syria
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Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

We have just visited the Khan in the Old City of Damascus and it was great. A great place to just sit and rest inside a great building. Very relaxing place in the hectic Old City of Damascus!!

Thank ThomasfromDamascus
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

This place gives me an amazing feeling every time I visit it, specially when the music is on or artists plays their instruments the relaxing music, and when they exhibit Art Works such as paintings, sculptures, designs, photographs and much more it gives a really inspiration with these things in this place. Never forget those feelings when I'm there :)

Thank Tarek S
Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

The place is very nice located with one of the oldest souks in damascus with fountain in the middle , using the black and grey colors on the walls and the big patio in the middle makes the shadow and the light effects

1 Thank Firas E
Flensburg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

Very impressive khan in the ancient souq, the places caravans would load and unload. The hole in the roof allowed to collect rain water.

Thank gammeldansk80
Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 24 December 2011

Situated in the heart of the Spice market Bzouria this "Inn"is where travellers used to arrive in Damascus. The lodging rooms are upstairs with a wonderful view of the round decorated ceiling. There are often art exhibitions going on there as well. It closes very early around 330pm.

Thank Auntiebeeb
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 10 April 2011

This is the largest Khan in Damascus, built in the 19th century, it features the alternating black and white stone architecture so familiar in Damascus, great vaulted domes, a center piece fountain, etc. Overall, its a very impressive place. And here is the bonus: it is now an art museum / cafe, making it one of the few places in... More 

2 Thank Flat_Planet
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Reviewed 4 November 2009

if you want to see an ancient hotel this is the one..among more than a hunderd other khans in many syrian cities this is the best preserved and restored, and very centrally located one minute walk from the Omayyad mosque. ibuilt 1750 and a fine example of Ottoman style islamic architecture with large imposing structure, numerous domes and many many... More 

1 Thank eddnash

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