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Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • 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 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
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

The Original Arabic Ice cream, the most delicious and traditional you'll ever taste not only in Syria,BUT in the whole world, if it's a summer visit you're planning to Damascus, this should be your first place on the list

1  Thank Majd A
Reviewed 1 September 2015

It is very popular site for the special Arabic ice-cream in the middle of Al Hameideih Bazar in old Damascus. whenever I'm there I have to be there to cool my heart with such hand made ice cream

2  Thank Bassima2013
Reviewed 14 July 2015

My favourite ice cream ever ..... I miss youuu..... my mum's family ice cream... the best in the middle east

2  Thank Ahmad A
Reviewed 13 June 2015

marvelous arabic ice cream in arabic way , hand made , very clean in the old bazaar al hamidieh souk during your walk, nice place for nice ice cream time ... ...

2  Thank Ibrahim S
Reviewed 11 June 2015

I've bought ice-cream at Bakdash on a few occasions and it's always been so crammed with eager customers that it's been a struggle to get served. Needless to say it's great ice cream - worth the struggle. . .

1  Thank Lissacaha
Reviewed 28 April 2015

You cannot miss it, it is located at the heart of Damascus city, inside Hamediyah souq, you can call it the oriental Ice Cream house, so delicious.

1  Thank TraveLover1010
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Bakdash does not serve meals only dessert: pudding and ice cream. I was there in 2009 but that was not an option below. The place is always packed so you must chare a table with others. This, to me, is no hardship because I always...More

2  Thank Bill H
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Bakdash is one of the oldest places in damascus , located in hamedieh historic souk in the middle of damascus as next o other famous places such as omayed mosque, they offered delicious traditonal ice cream in damascus they call it bouza , besides some...More

4  Thank Firas E
Reviewed 23 February 2015

hand delicious ice cream in familial atmosphere , it is in mid famous Ottoman al hamydia bazar reliable prices and good service , it is essential to visit in in damascuse

1  Thank Ziad A
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  • Address: Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
  • Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus
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