Armenian Cathedral of the 40 Martyrs
Greek Orthodox Church
Al-Jdeida is home to five major churches, each aligned to a different denomination. The 19th-century Greek Orthodox Church is one of them.
Museum Of Popular Tradition
One of the main attractions here, housed in the lovely Beit Ajiqbash (1757). The artefacts showcasing everyday life in centuries past...
Backtrack across Saahat al-Hatab and make a beeline south along Sharia al-Kayyali. On the right is a door with a plaque announcing Beit...
The food isn’t what it used to be at Sissi House but the upstairs bar is a sophisticated place for a drink with a jazz pianist every...
Haj Abdo al-Fawwal
Opening early every morning, this is the best place to get Aleppine-style fuul, delicately seasoned with cumin, paprika, garlic, lemon...
Lonely Planet review
Al-Jdeida is home to five major churches, each aligned to a different denomination. On Haret al-Yasmin, is the entrance to the 17th-century Armenian Cathedral of the 40 Martyrs. If possible, it's worth visiting on a Sunday to observe the Armenian mass performed here, which is still pervaded with a sensuous aura of ritual. It starts at 10:00 and lasts two hours.