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14-APR-2009

Damascus april 2009 0373.jpg

Damascus, Syria

This is the Souq Al'Hamidiyya. The Lonely Planet Guide tells us the street dates back to Roman times, but the present form is from the 19th century: two-storey shops lining a wide street, on top a corrugated-iron vaulted roof (with bullet holes from when French planes riddled it in the nationalist rebellion in 1925.

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