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Khan Al-Harir

Al-Hamidiya, Souq Al-Harir Avenue, Damascus, Syria
One of the most important khans in Damascus Old City, Khan Al-Harir was built by the Ottoman governor of Damascus Darwish Pasha in the second half of the 16th century.

It was later given the name Al-Harir, “Silk” in Arabic, in reference to silk traders who used to trade in it.
Historical Periods: Ottomans


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