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Damascus street signs – history alive

August 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Interesting series of posts from a visitor to Damascus, looking at the street signs.

They often come with a short history lesson in the form of a small plaque next to the road name. The plaque explains why that street has got that name.

The signs provide a vital history of Damascus’s streets – and its people.

The first one is here – it’s a ten part series.


2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 sunbula // Aug 6, 2008 at 11.15 pm

    thanks for linking, but im not a visitor here ok:). ana badrus 3arabi hoon. but there is still way more to come…

  • 2 sasa // Aug 7, 2008 at 6.23 am

    Ahlan, ahlan! Where are you from originally, and how long are you here? Loving your posts – keep going!

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