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Easter in Damascus

April 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Culture

Hundreds of people have taken part in today’s Easter celebrations in Damascus.

These photos are kindly provided by John Wreford – Syria’s best photographer.

“Plenty of crowds turning out to watch the parades through Bab Touma st to Bab Sharqi, Muslim and Christian of course,” John says.

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  • 1 Eva // Apr 12, 2009 at 11.32 pm

    thank you for sharing this ~I am really enjoying travelling via your page to this wonderful land…and seeing the mix of communities celebrating

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