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Umayyad Mosque

Old City, Damascus, Syria
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A must to see in Damascus

Beautiful place to visit in the center of the old city of Damascus, avoid the visit on Friday as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pat S
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Bangkok, Thailand
Well worth a visit.

The murals on the walls of the courtyard are amazing. Beautifuly decorated inside with huge... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Auntiebeeb
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Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful place to visit in the center of the old city of Damascus, avoid the visit on Friday as the Souk around is close and the access to the mosque are restricted

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The murals on the walls of the courtyard are amazing. Beautifuly decorated inside with huge chanderliers. Definitely a must see for any visitor to Damascus.

Thank Auntiebeeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What you wanted from umayyad mosque. historical and amazing umayyad mosque. How you can destroy this kind of place .. what kind of terrorism is it ? Hope to see Umayyad again restored and hope to see people praying there..

Thank Mehmet Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Middle Eastern who has lived in the Middle East most of my life I have been around a lot and have seen most religious places there is to see and I can tell you this is one of the most beautiful mosques in...More

Thank Mallak M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A place that should definitely visit it in Damascus. I dont know what happened to this mosque now because of war, Only hope visit it again

2  Thank JavadAbbasi
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Despite the unrest situation in Syria. But Umayyad Mosque is still having its charming atmosphere for worshiping and visiting

1  Thank Mazen k
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Located in the old city of Damascus this beautiful mosque is welcoming to all faiths and none. It is packed full of history for both Muslims and Christians including a tomb to John the Baptist inside. There is a visitors center on the left of...More

1  Thank Damien S
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Can't say what has become of the mosque with the war raging in Syria, however, when I was in Syria in 1985 it was a beautiful place to go - quiet, cool and full of history and stunning architecture. If you are in a position...More

4  Thank Don M
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

It goes back to 1200 BC .where it was a roman temple , then transferred to a cathedral then ruined by wars .Khaled Bin Al Walid rebuild it in 705 where it got finished by 715 A.C. It is one of the most beautiful mosque...More

1  Thank Nuha A
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Damascus ,old city,end of Al Hamidye Market ,Damascus capital of Syria and full with historical places,located at south west of Syria far away about 100Kilometers from Beirut Capital of Lebanon

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