Damascus is the capital of culture through history is full of creativity, is held by a lot of events and cultural activities are spread in many regions and neighborhoods of the city's local cultural centers in addition to the centers of international cultural, such as the French Cultural Center, the Spanish Cultural Center, Russian Cultural Center, German Cultural Centre
Back the emergence of Damascus to nine thousand years BC or more, as evidenced by the discoveries and excavations at several sites in the city and its surroundings, including the site of Tel ash, researchers report it is one of the oldest cities and the oldest city in history, was the capital since the dawn of history, many cultures in different historical periods
Delaying the analysis of carbon 14 in the ash hill on the outskirts of Damascus that the city was inhabited since the seventh millennium BC and probably since 6,300 BC. M also dates the oldest human settlements in the basin of filings falling when Damascus to the ninth millennium BC. Nevertheless, the city did not witness the movement of construction even remember the second millennium BC
Arameans continued to rule the city until the eighth century BC when the Assyrian empire began to take over the Aramaic kingdoms in Syria
Governors were keen to ensure security in the city, where they built new edifices, and they were interested in renovating mosques and baths and the old markets and care in the city. Of the most famous landmark dating back to the long historical period, hospice and Sulaymaniyah mosque, who carry the name of Sultan Selim I, known as hospice and Sulaimaniya, designed by architect Sinan, who was identified with the construction of famous monuments in Istanbul. And ends with the Ottoman era the cultural growth of the "horrors of alienation." In parallel with the flourishing of Damascus, Aleppo, which attract thriving Western ambassadors to become the third city in the Ottoman Empire after Istanbul and Damascus
And Damascus to revive the outside wall Archaeological old: Hay field, Jobar, Galilee area, canals, fitness, farm, migrant, Maliki, Corner of religion, Mezze, Abu Rumana, Kfar Sousse, Shaalan, Bab Touma, Baramkeh, Qaboun, Barzeh and homes, and Baghdad Street and Kassaa and others.
Characterized by streets or lanes of Old Damascus as narrow with houses close and the streets are paved with stones in a number of divisions and feel you're going in one like you've entered to date, this mosque or an old mosque and the Church of archaeological or home for the rule and this bath damask or Khan archaeological or house for a celebrity date or denominator of the Sahabi Jalil or a king or a leader or a ruler or a scientist or scholar or school history dating back to ancient times or the shops inside the market, archaeological or gates, columns, or the remnants of a Roman temple is actually you into history
In Damascus, more than 200 mosques and mosque. Most important of these mosques, and perhaps most famous landmarks of Damascus, is the great Umayyad Mosque, one of the world-famous symbols of Islam. From the mosques of Damascus other famous mosque hospice Sulaimaniya, which was built by the Ottoman Sultan Selim I in 1516, and a mosque lanceolatus and a number of churches such as the famous church Hananyao Church of Mary and the Church of St. Paul on the Wall and the Cathedral of Our Lady of Alnaah and the Church of St. John of Damascus and the holy shrines and religious sites, schools, historical center and the role of science belonging to different historical eras
Linked Damascus with the Syrian cities and the world through a network of roads and Alawstradat modern and the latest carriers tourism through Boulmanat and means of transport developed, as well as a large network of railway lines that link with the various cities and regions of Syria, Turkey and Europe, and in the Damascus Airport Damascus International Airport and Mezze linking Damascus domestic airports with Syria and with the various countries of the world
Characterized by Jasmine of Damascus smell fragrant pungent that gives the impression of good, than where joy seemed flowers like stars sparkling amid greenery, a plant climber, giving you a sense of innocence and affection symbolizes the sense of slender glide to Vnath aesthetic at the heart of the place, and the gardens of Damascus and houses are home security as published mist and smell fragrant in his hometown of Damascus / city of jasmine.
Damascus city of jasmine is the old city which gives you a lot, the magic place, the gate and the entrance to the date in the old city of Damascus in all its details, Mount Qassioun, where there are restaurants and cafes, beautiful views of the city, Ghouta singing Bmentzhadtha and restaurants many, hill Damascus and picturesque valley between the mountains where the borders of the Barada River rail road and the historic resorts resorts are scattered along the hill, clubs and wonderful restaurants