“Get up and go to Damascus and there you would be told what you have to do”
The old city of Damascus, which is surrounded by the beautiful “Ghouta“, and crossed by River Barada of the seven branches, was described by historians and poets as “the paradise of God “. Today it is an international tourist landmark, unique in itself as it was described by the “World Tourism Organization”.
Archaeological discoveries proved that the city of Damascus was one of the cities which man inhabited in the ancient epochs. It was mentioned in Egyptian records of the fifteenth century B.C. It was mentioned 67 times in the Holy Bible.It became the first abode of Christian religion in the first century A.D. The instructions of Jesus Christ to Saul the Tarsian (St Paul):