Northwest of Saladin’s mausoleum is the restored 13th-century madrassa, within which is buried Sultan Beybars – another Islamic warrior...
Mausoleum of Saladin
In the small archaeological garden that lies along the north wall of the Umayyad Mosque are a few columns dating back to the original...
Western Temple Gate
At its eastern end, Souq al-Hamidiyya re-emerges back into glaring sunlight at the spot where the Western Temple Gate of the 3rd-century...
This place is popular with locals as much as tourists – Arab families pack the place over summer. Look for the sign ‘Rest. Al Ezz Al...
Hammam az-Zahariyya information
Hammam az-Zahariyya, next to the madrassa of the same name, just north of Umayyad Mosque, has been in use since the 12th century. It's clean and well looked after.