Best places in Syria

Discover the best places in Syria, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 961 places in the country.

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Umayyad Mosque
Mosque
Huge mosque & royal burial site with a prayer hall, ancient mosaics & a John the Baptist shrine.
4.80 (2.6K reviews)
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Aleppo Citadel
Castle
One of the oldest & largest castles in the world, this fort dates back to the Middle Ages.
4.80 (1K reviews)
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Sayyidah Ruqayya Shrine
Shrine
👍👍 Imam Hussain's beloved daughter is buried here after the massacre of Karbala. She was only 4 years old. The shrine and her personality and sacrifice draws pilgrims from all over the world
4.80 (985 reviews)
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Sayyida Zaynab Shrine
Mosque
👍👍 5 stars can't not describe the beauty of the Shrine of Syeda Zainab [Pbuh]... It was extremely peaceful and I was blessed with her ziyart. There was excellent security and service from the volunteers!
4.70 (2.3K reviews)
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Masyaf Castle
Castle
👍👍 Everyone who reads my comment and cares about the history of the doctrine of the killers, well I am from Masyaf and searched the fortress a lot and found incredible things about my ancestors. You can say we belong to the Assassins Creed dynasty and I am proud of it
4.80 (457 reviews)
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Khaled Ibn Al-Walid Mosque
Mosque
Domed Ottoman style mosque with 2 minarets & a courtyard constructed in the early 1900's.
4.70 (773 reviews)
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The Umayyad Mosque
Mosque
Ancient mosque with a large courtyard, fountains & a minaret rebuilt over the centuries.
4.70 (677 reviews)
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Al-Hamidiyeh Souq
Stores and shopping
Bustling, long-running souq founded in the 19th century, with local food & handicrafts stalls.
4.60 (2K reviews)
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Al Azem Palace
Local history museum
Built in the 18th century, this impressive palace houses the Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions.
4.70 (434 reviews)
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Mount Qasioun
Mountain peak
Landmark peak renowned for its natural beauty & its sweeping panoramas of Damascus.
4.60 (731 reviews)
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Convent of Our Lady of Sednaya
Monastery
👍👍 Our Lady of Saydnaya Patriarchal Monastery is a monastery of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch located in Saidnaya, Syria. It is one of the most ancient monasteries in the world and in the region of the Middle East and North Africa, traditionally held to have been founded by Byzantine emperor Jus...
4.80 (240 reviews)
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Beit Al Wali Hotel
Hotel
👍👍 Beit Al Wali, is the most beautiful hotel made from 3 houses put together (the 4th is in progress). A similar style to a Moroccan Riad the windows of each room face into a central courtyard. There are many small groups of tables and chairs where you can sit, or meet with others. My room was small,...
4.80 (237 reviews)
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Al-Rahman Mosque
Mosque
👍 Very beautiful with a lot of art in it But there is a lot of kids running around when they shouldn't And there is not enough space for shoes I don't know what is the abandoned tall building behind it
4.70 (335 reviews)
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Four Seasons Hotel Damascus
Hotel
🫤 Resident in Agadir I want to travel not Syria to Damascus financial situation fully and I want to know what women to go to Syria and Abga Book me a fund if possible Book from Morocco and survive I hope answer Abga Nrouh not Syria shouting and visit its areas
4.60 (605 reviews)
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Krak des Chevaliers
Castle
Hilltop crusader castle known for its commanding views, medieval frescoes & imposing architecture.
4.60 (574 reviews)
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Damascus Citadel
Historical landmark
👍👍 It was a very wonderful trip
4.60 (519 reviews)
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Al Buzuriyah Souq
Market
👍👍 One of the oldest souq in Damascus. You can find any spice or herb you might need. I love the smell of the souq, earthy and fresh. I usually buy rose water and spices whenever I feel like walking in Old Damascus. It’s hard to walk in Buzuriyah without tasting something or at least smell a dozen of s...
4.70 (278 reviews)
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Umayyin Square
Historical landmark
👍👍 Historical landmark and a must to see place when in Damascos. For a handcraft or lunch or diner tur atmosphere of history will flavour your time
4.50 (962 reviews)
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مطعم أبو الياس
Restaurant
👍👍 للطعم الاصيل والذوق والكرم تجدونها عند مطعم ابوالياس .
4.80 (179 reviews)
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Clock Square
Plaza
👍👍 New project is worked by free Syrian government
4.50 (728 reviews)
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