Al Quds
in Damascus Governorate, Syria

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.000 and 0.000 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 0' 0" and E 0° 0' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - SYP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, French, English
Local electricity:
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
Local Time: 11:24 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:01 am and 8:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Syria in Western Asia

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Syria.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Syria. Last Update: 2020-07-07 07:21:07

Explore Al Quds

The district Al Quds of in Damascus Governorate is located in Syria a little south-east of Damascus, the country's capital.

If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Hajar al Aswad, Babila, Jaramana, Damascus and Al Mulayhah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 94 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 21%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 8th of July 2020

34°C (93 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 9th of July 2020

32°C (90 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 10th of July 2020

35°C (95 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

SEMIRAMIS

Address
3.301,0 mi
VICTORIA BRIDGE
303 01 Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


FOUR SEASONS DAMASCUS

Address
3.300,9 mi
SHUKRI AL QUATLI STREET P
Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


QUEEN CENTRE ARJAAN BY ROTANA

Address
3.298,2 mi
OLD AIRPORT STREET MAZZEH QUEEN CENTER BUILDING
000 Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Syrian Air A320 Landing in Damascus HD

Published: July 03, 2011
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Rating: 4 of 5
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Video from onboard a Syrian A320 landing in Damascus International Airport.


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Published: March 27, 2009
Length: 36:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: husseiniraq

Thats Bait Al-Jouri Hotel located in Bab Toma were we stayed to witness Rasha & Louay's wedding ;P I hope you enjoy reminiscing the good days we had in Syria... ;)


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Rating: 0 of 5
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Ali Shariati

Ali Shariati was an Iranian revolutionary and sociologist, who focused on the sociology of religion. He is held as one of the most influential Iranian intellectuals of the 20th century and has been called the 'ideologue of the Iranian Revolution'.

Located at 33.445, 36.3414 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1933 births, 1977 deaths, Freedom Movement of Iran politicians, Iranian democracy activists, Iranian essayists, Iranian philosophers, Iranian sociologists, Iranian writers, Muslim philosophers, Muslim reformers, Muslim scholars of Islam, People from Sabzevar, University of Paris alumni, University of Sorbonne alumni

Far' Falastin

Far' Falastin is a notorious Syrian prison located near Damascus. The United States used a process called extraordinary rendition to transport a number of terrorist suspects to Far' Falastin where they were subjected to interrogation that included torture. In addition, the participation of German officials in interrogations in Far' Falastin has been confirmed. It is not known whether these officials were present or participating in cases where torture was applied to prisoners.

Located at 33.4928, 36.3208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Damascus, Prisons in Syria, Torture in Syria, Far' Falastin prisoners

Bab Kisan

Bab Kisan is one of the eight ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria. The gate, which is now located in the southeastern part of the Old City, was named in memory of a slave who became famous during a conquest by the Caliph Mu'awiya. The wall was built during the Roman era and was dedicated to Saturn. Bab Kisan was the escape route of St Paul. Paul settled in Damascus after having claimed to have witnessed a vision where Jesus was on a road to the city.

Located at 33.5064, 36.3153 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.302 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gates of Damascus, New Testament places

Bab al-Saghir

Bāb Saghīr, also called "Goristan-e-Ghariban", is an ancient cemetery and street in Damascus, Syria, with tombs on either side of the road. It is located in the Dimashq neighborhood, southwest of Umayyad Mosque.

Located at 33.5062, 36.3065 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Syria, Buildings and structures in Damascus, Ziyarat, Muhammad family, Shrines, Islamic holy places, Gates of Damascus, Streets in Damascus

Azm Palace

Azm Palace is a palace in Damascus, Syria which was originally built in 1750 as a residence for the Ottoman governor of Damascus As'ad Pasha al-Azm. The palace now houses the Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions.

Located at 33.5103, 36.3069 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Old Damascene houses, Palaces in Syria, Museums in Syria, Aga Khan Award for Architecture winners, Houses completed in 1750, Buildings and structures inside the walled city of Damascus, 1750 establishments in Syria

Chapel of Saint Paul

The Chapel of Saint Paul is a modern stone chapel in Damascus that incorporates materials from the Bab Kisan, the ancient city gate through which Paul was lowered out of a window in Acts 9:25.

Located at 33.5064, 36.3153 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.302 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Damascus, Buildings and structures inside the walled city of Damascus, 1939 establishments in Syria, Religious buildings completed in 1939

Damascus Straight Street

The Damascus Straight Street; biblical wording, Street Called Straight, is the Roman street that runs from east to west in the old city of Damascus, Syria. It was visited by St. Paul as recorded in the book of Acts and contains several interesting sights from the Roman, Christian and Islamic periods. Under the Greeks, the old city of Damascus was laid out after the grid pattern designed by Hippodamus.

Located at 33.5092, 36.3114 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.302 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient Damascus, Streets in Damascus

Bab al-Jabiyah

Bab al-Jabiya or the Gate of Jupiter is one of the eight ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria. Bab al-Jabiya was the main entrance on the city's west side. The gate opens on Medhat Pasha Souq, which is the modern western half of the Street Called Straight, the Roman east-west artery, which still connects it to Bab Sharqi (the Roman "Gate of the Sun").

Located at 33.5081, 36.3017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gates of Damascus

Bab Sharqi

Bab Sharqi, also known as the Gate of the Sun, is one of the eight ancient city gates of Damascus, Syria, and the only original Roman gate still standing. Its modern name comes from its location in the eastern side of the city. The gate also gives its name to the Christian quarter surrounding it. The grand facade of the gate was reconstructed in 1960s.

Located at 33.5094, 36.3178 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.302 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gates of Damascus, Neighborhoods of Damascus, Buildings and structures completed in the 3rd century

Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque

Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque is a shrine located in Sayyidah Zaynab, Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria, that contains the grave of Zaynab, daughter of ‘Alī and Fātimah and granddaughter of Muhammad. It is believed by Shī‘a Muslims that this mosque is the authentic burial place of Lady Zaynab, whereas the mosque in Cairo by the same name belongs to: Zaynab b. Yahya b. Zayd b. ‘Alī Zayn al-‘Ābidīn (i.e. the great grand-daughter of the Imam).

Located at 33.4444, 36.3408 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Muhammad family, Twelvers, Arabic architecture, Ziyarat, Shia mosques, Shrines, Shia Islam in Syria, Visitor attractions in Syria, Islamic architecture, Islamic holy places, Mausoleums in Syria, 20th-century mosques

Bayt al-Aqqad

Bayt al-Aqqad (Aqqad House) is an old Damascene house that hosts the Danish Institute in Damascus, Syria. The history of the building is more than 2000 years: Remains of the theatre of Herod the Great were found in the outer walls and now forms a part of the wall in the secretary’s office. Other parts of the house include the northern and southern buildings which were built in the late 15th century in a late Mamluk style and decoration.

Located at 33.5083, 36.3051 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Old Damascene houses, Denmark–Syria relations, Education in Damascus, Buildings and structures inside the walled city of Damascus

Maktab Anbar

Maktab Anbar (Anbar Office) is an old house in the center of Old Damascus near the Umayyad Mosque and a short distance from the Street Called Straight. The house was built as a private residence by a local Jewish notable Mr. Anbar in the mid 19th century. The house is built around three courtyards, first the formal reception courtyard, behind this the attractive female courtyard, and finally the spartan servants' courtyard.

Located at 33.5099, 36.3094 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.302 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Old Damascene houses, Jewish Syrian history, Museums in Syria, Buildings and structures inside the walled city of Damascus, 1880s architecture

Sinan Pasha Mosque (Damascus)

The Sinan Pasha Mosque is an early Ottoman-era mosque in Damascus, Syria, located along Suq Sinaniyya Street.

Located at 33.5078, 36.3017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1590, Ottoman architecture, Mosques in Damascus

Khan As'ad Pasha

Khan As'ad Pasha is the largest khan in the Old City of Damascus, covering an area of 2,500 square metres . Situated along Al-Buzuriyah Souq, it was built and named after As'ad Pasha al-Azm, the governor of Damascus, in 1751-52. Khan As'ad Pasha has been described as one of the finest khans of Damascus, and the most "ambitious" work of architecture in the city. Throughout the Ottoman era, it hosted caravans coming from Baghdad, Mosul, Aleppo, Beirut and elsewhere in the Middle East.

Located at 33.5092, 36.3067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caravanserais in Damascus, Arabic architecture, Hotel buildings completed in 1752, Ottoman architecture, Aga Khan Award for Architecture winners, Museums in Syria, Buildings and structures inside the walled city of Damascus, 1752 establishments in Syria

Khan Sulayman Pasha

Khan Sulayman Pasha is a large khan in the Old City of Damascus. Located in the walled city of Damascus on the eastern side of the Street Called Straight, facing Suq al-Khayyatin and Al-Buzuriyah Souq. It was built and named after Sulayman Pasha al-Azm, the governor of Damascus, in 1732-36. The khan is popularly known as Khan al-Hamasina because traders from Homs used to rent its shops and warehouses.

Located at 33.5084, 36.3057 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotel buildings completed in 1736, Caravanserais in Damascus, Ottoman architecture, Buildings and structures inside the walled city of Damascus, 1736 establishments in Syria

Al-Buzuriyah Souq

Al-Buzuriyah Souq is a historical souk located to the south of the Umayyad Mosque inside the old walled city of Damascus, Syria. The souk is famous for its spices vendors, and the many historical khans located along it, including Khan As'ad Pasha. On its southern end it meets Medhat Pasha Souq.

Located at 33.5094, 36.3063 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Souqs in Damascus

Medhat Pasha Souq

Medhat Pasha Souq (also called Al-Taweel Souq) is a historical souk which forms the western half of the Street Called Straight inside the old walled city of Damascus, Syria. It was named after the Ottoman governor of Syria Midhat Pasha who renovated it and ordered its coverage with a lead-shade. Many smaller souqs branch out of Medhat Pasha including al-Buzuriyah Souq and al-Harir Souq. Many important sites are located along the street including Maktab Anbar.

Located at 33.5087, 36.3057 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Souqs in Damascus

Khan al-Harir

Khan al-Harir is a large khan in the Old City of Damascus covering an area of 2,500 square metres . It was built on the orders of Darwish Pasha, the governor of Damascus, in 1573-74. Darwish Pasha founded it as a waqf for the benefit of the Darwish Pasha Mosque. The Khan was the first great caravanserai inside the old city walls of Damascus. Its construction marks the beginning of a shift in mercantile and trade activity to the area southwest of the Umayyad Mosque.

Located at 33.5103, 36.3056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caravanserais in Damascus, Buildings and structures completed in 1573, Ottoman architecture, Buildings and structures inside the walled city of Damascus, 1573 establishments in Syria

Al-Hariqa

Al-Hariqa is a neighborhood in Damascus, Syria. It lies inside the walls of the old city south of the Citadel of Damascus between the late-Ottoman-era markets of al-Hamidiyah Souq and Medhat Pasha Souq. The neighborhood was known as Sidi Amoud after a famous holy man who was buried there. It was called al-Hariqa (Conflagration) after the area was completely burned down in 1925 under French bombing in response to the Great Syrian Revolt. It is a commercial hub famous for its clothing markets.

Located at 33.5094, 36.3019 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus

Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus is one of the oldest Greek Orthodox churches in Damascus, Syria and holds the seat of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch. The church complex is located on the Street Called Straight.

Located at 33.5094, 36.3114 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.302 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2nd-century architecture, Churches in Damascus, Christian organizations established in the 2nd century, 2nd-century church buildings

Al-Shaghour

Al-Shaghour is a neighborhood located in the old walled city of Damascus, Syria. Al-Shaghour is one of the oldest recorded neighborhoods in the city. Parts of the neighborhood made up the Jewish quarter, as it had the largest Jewish community in the city. The neighborhood is also home for many of the prominent Shiite families in Damascus. Al-Ameen street, named after a prominent Shiite figure, is the main road in the neighborhood and accommodates the market place and the main shops.

Located at 33.5061, 36.3064 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

Nur al-Din Bimaristan

Nur al-Din Bimaristan is a large medieval bimaristan ("hospital") in Damascus, Syria. It is located in the al-Hariqa quarter in the old walled city, to the southwest of the Umayyad Mosque. It was built and named after the Zengid Sultan Nur ad-Din in 1154. The bimaristan is well known for its unusual portal, which displays an antique lintel and a curious flattened muqarnas vault. It is also unusual in its full-scale Mesopotamian-style muqarnas vault over the vestibule.

Located at 33.5103, 36.3036 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.301 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures inside the walled city of Damascus, Museums in Syria, Bimaristans in Syria, Bimaristan, Medical museums, Science museums

Al-Midan

Al-Midan is a neighbourhood and a municipality located in Damascus, Syria, just south of the old walled city of Damascus very near the modern city centre. Its streets and alleys are full of heritage and history due to the age of the neighbourhood. Throughout history, its people fought alongside their brothers from other neighbourhoods to protect Damascus. Also, there are many great Damascene scholars who were born here.

Located at 33.4833, 36.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.299 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

Tadamon, Syria

Tadamon is a neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Tadamon had a population of 86,793 in the 2004 census. The neighborhood has been active in the Syrian uprising.

Located at 33.4779, 36.3097 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.300 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

Qadam

Qadam is a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria.

Located at 33.4667, 36.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3.299 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Quds, القدس