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Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (36 reviews)
“hand made” (2 reviews)
“fun to watch” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very good ice cream,You`ll fined it in Bakdash Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria Near Omayad Mosque. I always going there to walking the streets of Old Damascus

Thank yarimaz
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I really liked the ice cream here but the way everyone praises it I thought I was going to eat something heavenly. But it's good and I recommend it.

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 18 June 2016

When it comes to Ice Cream there are many, many great places to choose from in Damascus. But if you want the most famous and maybe the oldest continually run ice cream operation you must visit Bakdash Ice Cream. It is located in the end...More

1  Thank ThomasfromDamascus
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

It is really fun to watch those men bang the icecream. The creamy taste of that fresh icecream with pistachios is amazing. I would the only con is having to wait for your turn as it gets really crowded. You might get accidentally pushed by...More

Thank Areej Z
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Most Famous place in Souk AL Hamidieh for locals, They make a very tasty Arabic Ice Cream with pistachio.

Thank nagham-meqari
Reviewed 25 April 2016

they make the traditional ice cream in front of us it taste great nice place. very crowded we waited long time to be seated. it worth the time of wait

2  Thank eman68us
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I visited that place many times between 2007 and 2012 and its ice cream is simply delicious! You can enjoy it while looking at the moltitude of people passing by..they make it in front of you, and are so quick to serve hundreds of customers...More

Thank Fratarta74
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We walked in to a crowded but friendly place that served some of the best ice cream I've ever tasted. Make sure you try the custard with Turkish delight.

Thank Chad N
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I think it is the first place serve special ice cream in damascus old city, it is realy tasty , you cant find like it any where, you should try it.

Thank Haifa S
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I just learned that Bakdash moved to Amman, Jordan, taking all their employees, so I you wish to taste the icecream, it is still possible..

2  Thank vivianvegter
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Nearby Attractions
Umayyad Mosque
178 reviews
.56 km away
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh
108 reviews
.24 km away
Old City
74 reviews
1.17 km away
Al Azem Palace (Palace of As'ad, Pasha al-'Azm)
35 reviews
.57 km away
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  • Address: Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
  • Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus
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