Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

Aleppo Great Mosque, minaret, foundation inscriptions on the base

Aleppo Great Mosque, minaret, foundation inscriptions on the base

A side from the city, showing the arch of triumph and Ibn Ma'n Citadel

A side from the city, showing the arch of triumph and Ibn Ma’n Citadel

Baalshamin Temple, general view from southeast, Qalat Ibn Maan in background

Baalshamin Temple, general view from southeast, Qalat Ibn Maan in background

Great Mosque, top of the minaret

Great Mosque, top of the minaret

Remains City Wall and Ibn Maʿn Castle in the back

Remains City Wall and Ibn Maʿn Castle in the back

A general scene showing some of the ruins of Palmyra and the Castle Ibn Maʿn

A general scene showing some of the ruins of Palmyra and the Castle Ibn Maʿn

Gallery

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

Qasr Ibn Wardan seen from the south

Qasr Ibn Wardan seen from the south

Great Mosque, prayer hall, wooden pulpit (minbar)

Great Mosque, prayer hall, wooden pulpit (minbar)

Great Mosque, prayer hall, wooden pulpit (minbar)

Great Mosque, prayer hall, wooden pulpit (minbar)

Great Mosque, prayer hall, minbar and mihrab

Great Mosque, prayer hall, minbar and mihrab

Maqam Ughulbak, general view from the outside

Maqam Ughulbak, general view from the outside

Al-Bab ash-Sharqi (Eastern citygate), the eastern entrance to Old City of Damascus

Al-Bab ash-Sharqi (Eastern citygate), the eastern entrance to Old City of Damascus

Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Palmyra, Colonnaded axis and Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan in the back

Palmyra, Colonnaded axis and Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan in the back

General view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle)

General view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle)

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Remains of the pendentifs carrying the dome of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

Remains of the pendentifs carrying the dome of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

General view of the complex constisting of a church and a palace of Qasr Ibn Wardan

General view of the complex constisting of a church and a palace of Qasr Ibn Wardan

An aerial view of Ibn Maʿn's castle located on one of the highest mountains of Palmyra

An aerial view of Ibn Maʿn’s castle located on one of the highest mountains of Palmyra

Aerial view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle) from the west

Aerial view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle) from the west

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Bridge over deep ditch reaching the Castle of Ibn Maʿn

Bridge over deep ditch reaching the Castle of Ibn Maʿn

General view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

General view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

Access to the Castle's interior, Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

Access to the Castle’s interior, Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

The mausoleum (turba) of Ibn Salama ar-Raqqi, topped by a dome

The mausoleum (turba) of Ibn Salama ar-Raqqi, topped by a dome