Jebel Qassioun

This is a mass of bare rock. What is exciting is the myth surrounding it, which claims that the Holy Prophet Mohammad stood on it likening Damascus to Paradise. Tourists should visit this mount at dusk when the city below lights up giving a stunning view.

Timings: Daily, throughout the day
Admission: none
Address: Northwest of the city
Tel: none

 

More Places-To-Visit in Damascus
Azem Palace
Chapel of Ananias
Jebel Qassioun
Khan Asad Pasha
Mausoleum of Saladin
National Museum