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Beit Khalid al-Azem

Damascus – Beit Khalid al-Azem
دمشق – بيت خالد العظم

Beit Khalid al-Azem (بيت خالد العظم)‎ is an impressive Ottoman-era house that once belonged to the prominent al-Azem (العظم) family. This luxurious residence was constructed in the 18th century in the historic Sarouja (ساروجة‎) neighborhood, a short distance northwest of the old city of Damascus (دمشق). It covers 3,136 square meters, making it one of the largest historic residences in the city. The enormous central …