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Souq al-Bizuriyyah (Sweet Souq)

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An amazing place Before the war

Damascus is one of the greatest places ! It is sad the country is now torn apart! I visited the... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2016
Mus7ii
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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Great Souq

I visited this great Souq with two Syrian friends who were explaining every detail about this Souq... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2014
mhd s
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Feb 4, 2016
“An amazing place Before the war”
Jul 23, 2014
“Great Souq”
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

Damascus is one of the greatest places ! It is sad the country is now torn apart! I visited the souq before the war when I was in Damascus. It is a mini version of the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, I love this type of...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

I visited this great Souq with two Syrian friends who were explaining every detail about this Souq located in the middle part of old Damascus the oldest inhabited city in the world . And it was a wonderful experience , as this Souq is not...More

2  Thank mhd s
Reviewed 22 September 2010

You should visit this market, if you are interested in buying Syrian spices and nuts like pistachio and dried fruits. You have to do your best to get the best price there.

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Reviewed 18 October 2008

The Souq al-Bizuriyyah, or Spice Bazaar, threads it's way between Straight Street and the Azem Palace. The strong scent of spices, together with the beautiful, original architecture of the doorways to Khan Assad Pasha and the Hammam Nur Ad-din adds to the sensation of stepping...More

4  Thank debdancing
Reviewed 2 June 2008

This market is very close to Hamidiyah and the Omyad Mosque and is a fascinating array of spice and herbs shops. You will find some sweets shops also and there is an old traditional "Hammam" located there which is still in use. A bit further...More

4  Thank Auntiebeeb
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