To the west of the Khan as-Saboun is the 300-year-old Hammam al-Abd, the city’s only functioning bathhouse. Unfortunately, it’s only...
At the souq’s centre, the Khan as-Saboun was built in the 16th century and first used as an army barracks; since then, it has for...
Opposite the Al-Khairiah Hassan and Al-Nouriyat madrassas, you should see the entrance to the now derelict Hammam al-Nouri , a large...
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Madrassa al-Tuwashiyat, a law school with an attached mausoleum that dates back to around 1471, is on the main street of the gold souq (Souq al-Sayyaghin). Built of sandstone in alternating black-and-white patterns, it has an unusual, finely decorated portal that towers above the building's ornate façade.