Syria Views: A Tour Of The Old Markets In Damascus

Safartas Videos (May 2, 2023) – A walking tour in the old markets of Damascus, Syria, starting from Bab Al-Jabieh Gate ( باب الجابية ) all the way to Umayyad mosque.

Video timeline: 00:00 Bab Al-Jabieh (باب الجابيه) 00:15 Al-Niswan Market (سوق النسوان) 02:00 Al-Deraa Market (سوق الدراع) 03:50 Madhat Basha Market (مدحت باشا) 08:44 Khayateen Market (سوق الخياطين) 11:35 Nur Al-Din Madrasa (المدرسة النورية) 14:16 Buzureih Market (سوق البزورية) 18:50 Umayyad mosque (الجامع الأموي)

Damascus is the capital of Syria, the oldest capital in the world and, according to some, the fourth holiest city in Islam. Known colloquially in Syria as aš-Šām and dubbed, poetically, the “City of Jasmine”, Damascus is a major cultural center of the Levant and the Arab world.


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