Al Ḩajar al Aswad
in Rif-dimashq Governorate, Syria

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.458 and 36.304 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 27' 27" and E 36° 18' 15"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - SYP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, French, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:11 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:26 am and 7:48 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Al Ḩajar al Aswad

Al Ḩajar al Aswad in Rif-dimashq Governorate is a city located in Syria a little south of Damascus, the country's capital town.

Current time in Al Ḩajar al Aswad is now 10:11 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 10 airports closer to Al Ḩajar al Aswad, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Damascus International Airport in a distance of 13 mi (or 20 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Syria is Ancient City of Damascus in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), North. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Babila, Jaramana, Damascus, Darayya and Al Mulayhah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 23%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 26th of June 2021

33°C (91 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 27th of June 2021

34°C (92 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 28th of June 2021

35°C (95 °F)
30°C (87 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

SEMIRAMIS

Address
3,9 mi
VICTORIA BRIDGE
303 01 Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

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


FOUR SEASONS DAMASCUS

Address
4,0 mi
SHUKRI AL QUATLI STREET P
Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

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


QUEEN CENTRE ARJAAN BY ROTANA

Address
4,4 mi
OLD AIRPORT STREET MAZZEH QUEEN CENTER BUILDING
000 Damaskus
Syria

Time Information

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


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Published: August 16, 2011
Length: 29:48 min
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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 2 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 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Damascus, Prisons in Syria, Torture in Syria, Far' Falastin prisoners

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 2 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

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 2 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 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

Kafr Sousa

Kafr Sousa كفر سوسة is a municipality and a neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria.

Located at 33.4983, 36.2772 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

Qadam

Qadam is a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria.

Located at 33.4667, 36.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Damascus

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Hajar al Aswad, Hajar al Aswad, Al Ḩajar al Aswad, Ḩajar al Aswad, Hajar Aswad, الحجر الأسود, حجر الأسود