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Damascus: Hidden Treasures of the Old City

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Damascus, reputed to be the oldest continually inhabited city on earth, has enjoyed eras of immense power, and great cultural and artistic achievement. Alongside some of the most magnificent architecture in the Islamic world, such as the Umayyad Mosque, the city can also boast a heritage of fairytale palaces and sumptuous private houses now threatened by neglect.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Thames & Hudson (first published April 1st 2001)
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Oh My God. After you see this beautiful book, you will want to run to the airport and rescue one of these houses for yourself. It's the stuff dreams are made of.
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