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Mount Qassioun (Jebal Kasioun)

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Stairs of Hope

It is a very nice initiative of a group of young artists. They colored the stairs in the immigrants... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
MarillimaSultan
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Nice view of Damascus

It is nice to have a great view of Damascus, it is the place to think if you like to go with your... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
George M
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Jan 30, 2018
“Stairs of Hope”
Jun 24, 2017
“Nice view of Damascus”
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

It is a very nice initiative of a group of young artists. They colored the stairs in the immigrants neighborhood and called it stairs of hope. It also has a nice view of the city.

2  Thank MarillimaSultan
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It is nice to have a great view of Damascus, it is the place to think if you like to go with your ideas about life and other stuff ,,, I enjoyed being here

1  Thank George M
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

It is not bad to go to this place to have a wide view of damascus. I went there befire this war .but I did not like this city.

Thank mehdirani
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

You'll sure have a nice time visiting the top of Mount Qassioun. The atmosphere is great and the view of Damascus is sublime. It's a soothing experience. It would have been even better if there were better restaurants and cafes there.

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Visited summer 2010 If you are in Damascus and have some free time, it is definitely worth the drive to see the view from here. It is amazing to see how sprawling the city really is.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The best time to go up there is at night, when Damascus shines like a galaxy filled with stars, and don't go to any of the restaurants, they'll just make you pay a lot for a view you could see for free if you stopped...More

1  Thank Samer K
Reviewed 8 September 2015

A nice view of Damascus from the mountain although I was always disappointed by the cafes and restaurants that are very expensive compared to others and for what they offer. I encountered prostitutes during the day which was a little disturbing. Wouldn't recommend.

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 20 July 2015

You'll see the entire city from this spot. The last time I was there you could sit in one of the many restaurants along the road and have a nice meal.

1  Thank Borna F
Reviewed 17 July 2014

See Damascus from every prescriptive. breath it feel it have your own souvenir photos. its must as it summarizes the whole trip in one go.

1  Thank Shaltoni
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Driving up the Mount Qassioun for the city view, day or night, is a must. It gets really crowded and noisy at night and on weekends. The place is very basic with little (if none) services. People go there for the view and to simply...More

1  Thank M Rabie A
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