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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.
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
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.
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