Al-Shaghour is a municipality and a neighborhood located in the old walled city of Damascus, Syria. Al-Shaghour is one of the oldest recorded neighborhoods in the city. Parts of the neighborhood made up the Jewish quarter, as it had the largest Jewish community in the city. The neighborhood is also home for many of the prominent Shiite families in Damascus. Al-Ameen street, named after a prominent Shiite figure, is the main road in the neighborhood and accommodates the market place and the main shops.
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