The National Museum of Damascus, Damascus

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Learn about the history, development, and culture of the country at The National Museum of Damascus. Right next to the city’s university and a grand mosque, the museum offers an insight into the past, from the beginning of civilization in the East to the most recent history. As you enter, you’ll see a grand decorated doorway leading to the first exhibition room, where you can admire numerous displays, paintings, statues, and other artifacts. Proceed to the large garden, which exhibits statues from the Roman period, and don’t miss the underground burial chambers. Put The National Museum of Damascus and other Damascus attractions into our Damascus road trip planning site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The collection is very interesting, but very difficult to have explanations in English, which makes the understanding of the pieces somewhat complicated.
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  • Great Place which contains ancient pieces and stones from the past centuries .. Amazing target for tourism !
  • The National Museum of Damascus is a museum in the heart of Damascus, Syria. As the country's national museum as well as its largest, this museum covers the entire range of Syrian history over a span of over 11 millenia,[2] and displays various important artifacts, relics and major finds most notably from Mari, Ebla and Ugarit,[2] three of Syria's most important ancient archaeological sites. Established in 1919, during King Faisal's Arab Kingdom of Syria, the museum is the oldest cultural heritage institution in Syria.
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