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Damascus, the changing face of Syria

Damascus, the changing face of Syria

Damascus stands at a crossroads in its history. It claims to be one of oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world but it is now evolving to become a modern, cosmopolitan city. Damascus, Syria. 19/09/09

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19/09/09 The front of the Cham Cinema Theatre in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 Traffic flows past the Cham City Center. A shopping mall covering an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 The interior of Cham City Center. A shopping mall covering an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 A sports outlet in Cham City Center. A shopping mall covering an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 The interior of Cham City Center. A shopping mall covering an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 The interior of Cham City Center. A shopping mall covering an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 a worker pauses for prayers in a quiet corner of Cham City Center. The shopping mall covers an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 Modern clothing outlets in Cham City Center. The shopping mall covers an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 A man browses in Jack and Jones clothing store in Cham City Center. The shopping mall covers an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 The exterior of Cham City Center. A shopping mall covering an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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15/09/09 The street outside the Cham City Center. A shopping mall covering an area over 80 thousand square metres in central Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The exterior of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The main lobby of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The main lobby of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The main lobby of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The main lobby of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The phone booths in the main lobby of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The phone booths in the main lobby of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The revolving doors into the main lobby of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The top floor of the five star Cham Palace Hotel located on Maysaloun Street in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 Damascus Boulevard at sunset in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The exterior of Damascus Boulevard, the modern shopping district beside Four Seasons Hotel, in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The Damascus Boulevard in the foreground, and the Four Seasons Hotel in the background at sunset in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox
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19/09/09 The Four Seasons Hotel at sunset in Damascus, Syria. Photo Gary Fox

Damascus stands at a crossroads in its history. It claims to be one of oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world but it is now evolving to become a modern, cosmopolitan city. Damascus, Syria. 19/09/09

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