We also have several tourism regions: Cape Winelands, Garden Route, Klein Karoo, Cape Peninsula, Panorama Route, Drakensberg, Battlefields, Elephant Coast, West Coast, Kruger National Park, Namaqualand, Pilanesberg, Maluti, Natal Midlands, KZN North Coast, KZN South Coast, Orange River, Fish River, and more.
There are also many Tours, Train Tours, Packages and Self Drive Tours one can enjoy whilst in South Africa.
The several historical sites stand testimony to Damascus' rich legacy and heritage, and t hey are ideally visited on a.
A resilient city, Damascus has withstood the occupation of Romans, Greeks, Persians, Christian crusaders and the Umayyad Empire.
Add to this a host of enthralling ancient sites, vibrant festivals, delectable cuisine, top-notch Damascus hotels, lively entertainment and traditional Syrian hospitality, and Damascus will soon figure among your most memorable holiday spots., while the Old City of Damascus captivates you with its charming minarets, towering domes and 200 plus mosques rising from the renowned one-story Damascene houses.
The older portions of the city are particularly enthralling with their labyrinth of narrow alleys and alluringly secretive doors that open out into lush courtyards and rather blank-faced houses.
Also worth visiting are the Biblical sites, the historical Roman gates and walls, the enormous Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, the reputed Damascus University and the Damascus International Airport.
However, Damascus' heyday was during the Umayyad Empire, when it was a flourishing capital.
Many monuments built during this time still occupy a place of pride among the Damascenes.
Set out splendidly with ornate designs and inlays, and covered from wall to wall with plush carpets, it has become almost emblematic of the city. Dating back to the 18th century, it is a typical Damascene house.
To experience modern-day Damascus, take a Damascus tour or head off yourself to the souks.