Destination

 

Damascus:The oldest continuously inhabited capital, it’s a modern yet a traditional city, where you can spent your day wondering in the old city streets, visiting the old houses which were transformed into restaurants, watching the old gates of the city, visiting the museums and eventually shopping the latest fashion from the fancy boutiques.

Transportation for Damascus to all Syrian city is easy and affordable for all where the (most popular) bus ticket costs less than $5 to any Syrian city

Damascus climate is almost like most of Mediterranean (non-sea) cities.

Climate data for Damascus

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Year

Average high C (F)

12.6
(54.7)

14.8
(58.6)

18.9
(66)

24.5
(76.1)

29.7
(85.5)

34.2
(93.6)

36.5
(97.7)

36.2
(97.2)

33.4
(92.1)

28.0
(82.4)

20.3
(68.5)

14.2
(57.6)

25.3
(77.5)

Average low C (F)

0.4
(32.7)

1.3
(34.3)

3.7
(38.7)

7.0
(44.6)

10.5
(50.9)

14.2
(57.6)

16.9
(62.4)

16.5
(61.7)

13.0
(55.4)

8.9
(48)

4.0
(39.2)

1.3
(34.3)

8.1
(46.6)

Rainfall mm (inches)

47.9
(1.886)

32.7
(1.287)

16.9
(0.665)

7.9
(0.311)

6.3
(0.248)

3.4
(0.134)

0.4
(0.016)

0
(0)

5.2
(0.205)

17.1
(0.673)

31.4
(1.236)

45.8
(1.803)

215.00
(8.4646)

Avg. rainy days

16

14

9

8

6

3

1

0

1

2

6

12

78

Source: World Meteorological Organisation (UN) [48]

 

Being in Al Majed Hotel, you have the privilege to make a 15 minutes’ walk to Al Hamidiah Suk in the old city of Damascus where you can enjoy a marvelous experience of shopping the spices, antiques and traditional outfits visiting the old monuments of the old city including the famous Omayyad Mosque, and the Azm Palace, enjoy a traditional cup of tea in Al Nufara caf, hearing the story teller (Al Hakawati), and if it not Tuesday then you can drop by to the national museum and spend hours of trip back in history of Syria, as they said “Damascus is the city you can get enough of” at night the best way to spent some quality time is to take a taxi to the top of the mountain Qasion and watch the city lights while taking Arabic cup of coffee, if you care for a light smoke then you shouldn’t miss the Argelih

 

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