Yusuf Al-Azma Square

Yusuf al-Azma Square (Arabic: ساحة يوسف العظمة‎ / ALA-LC: sāḥat Yūsuf al-‘Aẓmah), also called al-Muhafaza Square, is an important square in central Damascus, Syria. Named after the late minister of defense Yusuf al-Azma where his statue stands in the middle of the square. The municipality of Damascus is located on the square, along with other official and commercial buildings, including Cham Palace Hotel.

Damascus
Neighborhoods
  • Abu Nur
  • Abu Rummaneh
  • al-Amara
  • Asali
  • Bab Sharqi
  • Barzeh
  • al-Hariqa
  • Jobar
  • Kafr Sousa
  • Mezzeh
  • al-Midan
  • al-Qabun
  • Qadam
  • Qanawat
  • al-Salihiyah
  • Sarouja
  • Sha'alan
  • al-Shaghour
  • Sidi Qadad
  • Tadamon
  • Yarmouk Camp
  • al-Zahra al-Jadeeda
Buildings and
structures
Madrasas
  • Al-Adiliyah Madrasa
  • Al-Shamiyah al-Kubra Madrasa
  • Al-Fathiyah Madrasa
  • Al-Mujahidiyah Madrasa
  • Al-Qilijiyah Madrasa
  • Al-Rukniyah Madrasa
  • Al-Sahiba Madrasa
  • Al-Salimiyah Madrasa
  • Al-Sibaiyah Madrasa
  • Al-Zahiriyah Library
  • Nur al-Din Madrasa
Mosques
(List)
  • Aqsab Mosque
  • Darwish Pasha Mosque
  • Hanabila Mosque
  • Murad Pasha Mosque
  • Nabi Habeel Mosque
  • Sinan Pasha Mosque
  • Tekkiye Mosque
  • Umayyad Mosque
  • Yalbugha Mosque
Gates
  • Bab al-Faradis
  • Bab al-Faraj
  • Bab al-Jabiyah
  • Bab al-Saghir
  • Bab al-Salam
  • Bab Kisan
  • Bab Sharqi
  • Bab Tuma
Prisons
  • Adra Prison
  • Far' Falastin
  • Mezzeh prison
Stadiums
  • Abbasiyyin Stadium
  • Al-Fayhaa Stadium
  • Al-Jalaa Stadium
  • Tishreen Stadium
Other
  • Al-Assad National Library
  • Azm Palace
  • Bakdash (ice cream parlor)
  • Bawabet Dimashq
  • Bayt al-Aqqad
  • Beit al-Mamlouka Hotel
  • Blue Tower Hotel
  • Four Seasons Hotel Damascus
  • Citadel of Damascus
  • Damascus International Airport
  • Damascus Opera House
  • Havana Cafe
  • Hejaz Train Station
  • Jobar Synagogue
  • Maktab Anbar
  • National Museum of Damascus
  • Statue of Saladin
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Shami Hospital
History
(Timeline)
  • List of rulers
  • Aram Damascus
  • Siege of Damascus (634)
  • Jund Dimashq
  • Burid dynasty
  • Siege of Damascus (1148)
  • Damascus Eyalet
  • Damascus affair
  • Damascus Protocol
  • State of Damascus
  • Battle of Damascus (1941)
  • 1976 Pan Arab Games
  • World Military Cup 1977
  • 1981 Azbakiyah bombing
  • 1986 bombings
  • 1992 Pan Arab Games
  • Damascus Spring
  • 2002 West Asian Football Federation Championship
  • 2004 WABA Champions Cup
  • Damascus Declaration
  • 2008 Arab Capital of Culture
  • 2008 Arab League summit
  • 2008 car bombing
  • 2011 bombings
  • 2011–2012 clashes
  • January 2012 al-Midan bombing
  • March 2012 bombings
  • April 2012 bombings
  • May 2012 bombings
  • Battle of Damascus (2012)
  • 2012 Damascus bombing
Sport
  • Al-Majd Damascus
  • Al-Jaish SC
  • Al-Shorta SC
  • Al-Wahda SC Damascus
Streets and
squares
  • Baghdad Street
  • Damascus Straight Street
  • Marjeh Square
  • Rawda Square
  • Sabaa Bahrat Square
  • Umayyad Square
  • Yusuf al-Azma Square
Other
  • Damascus International Film Festival
  • Dummar
  • Barada
  • Water management in Greater Damascus
  • Mount Qasioun
  • Municipalities
  • Naher Aisha
  • Pharpar
  • Salera Hill
Category:Damascus

Coordinates: 33°30′58.75″N 36°17′42.5″E / 33.5163194°N 36.295139°E / 33.5163194; 36.295139

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