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I was taken on a tour by my guide, Mohammad.
The Mosque is home to the Tomb of St. John the Baptist. It also has remnants of Byzantine art.
One of the oldest mosques in the world.
It’s a must-visit when in Damascus.
The Umayyad Mosque is in the centre of the Damascus and on the perimeter of the Old City. For international visitors the fee is 500 Syrian pounds or about $1.25. Men must wear long pants to enter but if you do not have long trousers...More