VirtualTourist.com will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"Umayyad Mosque (Interiors)" Omayyad Mosque Tip by June.b

Omayyad Mosque, Damascus: 79 reviews and 227 photos

I walk along the Hamediyeh Souq and ended up in the grand entrance of the Umayyad Mosque where there are lots of activities going on - people selling stuff and food. The entrance fronting the end of the souq is closed so I went on the right side and it's open. So that's where people are entering the mosque. I think most of the entrances of the grand mosque are closed during the weekdays, so you'd better check the side entrances. I went there on my last day at the city and that was Friday and all the entrances are open.

Address: Damascus, Syria

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Nov 24, 2010
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

June.b

“Traveling is the best education there is...and the most expensive one, and no graduation. (Quote me)”

Online Now

Male

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 5 9 0
Forum Rank:
0 0 2 2 6

Have you been to Damascus?

  Share Your Travels