Few beautiful houses in Old Damascus

While I was in Damascus in 2011 I saw few beautiful places in Old city. Agenor boutique palace located on the Street called Straight, mentioned several times in Bible, Nassan palace – unique family house, Khan al Pasha, where I saw amazing exhibition of art, and Azm palace.

Boutique hotel Agenor is located right in the center of Damascus the city where seven civilizations meet in the STRAIGHT STREET

Boutique hotel Agenor is located right in the center of Damascus the city where seven civilizations meet in the STRAIGHT STREET

Al - Nassan palace, The Nassan family have been living in this beautiful old Damascene house for generations.

Al – Nassan palace, The Nassan family have been living in this beautiful old Damascene house for generations.

Khan As'sad Pasha, Damascus

Khan As’sad Pasha, Damascus

Khan As'sad Pasha, Damascus, is the largest khan in the Old City of Damascus

Khan As’sad Pasha, Damascus, is the largest khan in the Old City of Damascus

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Exhibition in Khan As’ad Pasha, Old Damascus

Maktab Anbar, Old Damascus, The house was built as a private residence by a local Jewish notable Mr. Anbar in the mid 19th century and was later confiscated by the Ottoman government after Mr. Anbar went bankrupt.

Maktab Anbar, Old Damascus, The house was built as a private residence by a local Jewish notable Mr. Anbar in the mid 19th century and was later confiscated by the Ottoman government after Mr. Anbar went bankrupt.

Azm Palace, Damascus, The largest and arguably the most beautiful of the Damascene courtyard homes, this was built in 1749 by the governor of Damascus, As’ad Pasha al-Azem

Azm Palace, Damascus, The largest and arguably the most beautiful of the Damascene courtyard homes, this was built in 1749 by the governor of Damascus, As’ad Pasha al-Azem

Azm Palace, interior, Old Damascus

Azm Palace, interior, Old Damascus

Azm Palace, Damascus, scene of glassblowing

Azm Palace, Damascus, scene of glassblowing

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