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Souq Al-Muskiya

Al-Hamidiya, Damascus, Syria
This market occupies the square just outside the Western Gate of Jupiter’s Temple, the Umayyad Mosque today.

Souq Al-Muskiya dates back to the Mamluk Period and specialises in selling books and stationeries.
Historical Periods: Mamluks

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  • 19/May/2013 - As a student in Damascus i used to walk through this square everyday to go to Damascus university from the house i was renting in old damascus. Such great memories with great people and city. I pray that everyone stays safe and that this awful situation is over soon.