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Omayad Mosque

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One of the largest, oldest and holiest mosques in the world

The Great Mosque of Damascus, located in the Old City of Damascus, is one of the largest and oldest... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
ivandevargas
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Madrid, Spain
Remember to see it both during the daytime as well as at night!

The Omayyad Mosque is located in the Old City of Damascus and is considered the fourth most holy... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
ThomasfromDamascus
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Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

The Great Mosque of Damascus, located in the Old City of Damascus, is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. The building contains the head of John the Baptist. The mosque is also believed by Muslims to be the place where Jesus...More

Thank ivandevargas
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Omayyad Mosque is located in the Old City of Damascus and is considered the fourth most holy Mosques in Islam. During the Holy Month of Ramadan is a great time to visit the mosque, especially at night as you see a different perspective of...More

Thank ThomasfromDamascus
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The Ommayad Mosque in Damascus is one of the world's great religious buildings. Situated in the heart of the Old City at the eastern end of Soukh Hammidiye, it sits on a site that contained a pre-Christian shrine, a Roman Temple, and a great basilica...More

Thank AndrewA64
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

It's very famous place located inside Old City of Damascus at the end of Alhamediah Market It's the biggest Mosque and very beautiful historical place and full of Arts

Thank Mosaied A
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I never visit Damascus City without visiting Omayad Masjid. The building, Islamic Drawings, the Yard there with the place for ablution. Despite the unrest situation there in Syria, but people keep going there to visit and pray. You feel the spiritual value whenever you've been...More

Thank Mazen k
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A nice historical attraction, located in the old hear of the ancient city. A must visit place to smell history and enjoy the atmosphere. Show not only the Islamic architecture but the Christian original building.

Thank Hamdi K
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I have no idea what has become of this place. I last visited over 30 years ago, in 1985, (couldn't select that date) prior to all the chaos and misery that is Syria today. The mosque back then was a beautiful serene place, with a...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 18 February 2016

one of the best place to visit in damascus, you could see the islamic architecture. You will feel the spiritual of the place as soon as you step in. visiting Umayyad Mosque means visiting Damascus.

Thank Amin S
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Amaizing place, a very historical place, a must to see. A mix of aritecture and religion from hundreds of year. a Must

Thank Maik S
Reviewed 4 January 2014

What most Americans don't know about Islam would fill a book ;-) Did you know the Umayyad Mosque has a shrine to John the Baptist (they call him YahYah) where thousands of Moslems visit and pray every year? Did you know that Islamic legend says...More

2  Thank Intlxpatr
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