The historic Hammam al-Uthmaniyya, is spotlessly clean and popular with the locals.
Azem Palace Museum
This small but lovely museum was once the residence of the governor, As’ad Pasha al-Azem (r 1700-42). The haramlek (women’s quarters),...
Approach the Old Town from the south, pass the riverside Choob coffeehouse, then swing off to the right, just before what looks like an...
Hama’s best restaurant occupies a splendid, open-stone courtyard in the old town, but it’s not just about atmosphere here. The food is...
Artists’ Palace information
The so-called Artists' Palace occupies a former khan, or travellers' inn; the old storerooms are now used as makeshift studio and exhibition spaces for local artists, some of whose work is for sale. The khan doesn't really compare with those seen in Damascus and Aleppo.