Al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya, general view of the entrance

Al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya, general view of the entrance

Tall Aswad near Raqqa, view to an outbuilding of a farmstead

Tall Aswad near Raqqa, view to an outbuilding of a farmstead

A view of the Mosque of at-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya with Qasyun mountain in the background

A view of the Mosque of at-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya with Qasyun mountain in the background

Busra, a view into the Roman theater (3rd c), which was in Islamic times converted into a fortress

Busra, a view into the Roman theater (3rd c), which was in Islamic times converted into a fortress

View of Masyaf Castle

View of Masyaf Castle

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, view the west basilica

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, view the west basilica

ar-Rusafa, Basilika A, view from west of the bema and the apse

ar-Rusafa, Basilika A, view from west of the bema and the apse

A view of the Mediterranean coast, in the back is the industrial sector, Baniyas

A view of the Mediterranean coast, in the back is the industrial sector, Baniyas

Exterior view of Qalʿat Arwad (citadel)

Exterior view of Qalʿat Arwad (citadel)

View to the village al-Awshariyya on the northern shore of the Sajur near the junction with the Euphrates river

View to the village al-Awshariyya on the northern shore of the Sajur near the junction with the Euphrates river

View of an orchard in the Eastern Ghouta

View of an orchard in the Eastern Ghouta

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

View to the south from the battlements of the citadel to the city in 1916

View to the south from the battlements of the citadel to the city in 1916

A view from a high peak of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains

A view from a high peak of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains

View from a far to the basilica in Kharab Shams

View from a far to the basilica in Kharab Shams

A view from a high peak of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains

A view from a high peak of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains

A view of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains covered with snow

A view of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains covered with snow

Raqqa, Great Mosque; Aerial view

Raqqa, Great Mosque; Aerial view

A view in Wadi Barada

A view in Wadi Barada

A view in Wadi Barada

A view in Wadi Barada

View to the proscenium and scaenae frons of Palmyra Theater

View to the proscenium and scaenae frons of Palmyra Theater

View of Mar Taqla Monastery, Maʿlula

View of Mar Taqla Monastery, Maʿlula

Jabal al-ʿArab, a view of volcanic area

Jabal al-ʿArab, a view of volcanic area

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, view on the roof

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, view on the roof

Bayt Dallal, courtyard view from the iwan

Bayt Dallal, courtyard view from the iwan

Bimaristan Arghun, southern courtyard - view the dome pendantives and the iwan

Bimaristan Arghun, southern courtyard – view the dome pendantives and the iwan

A distant view of the coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

A distant view of the coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

A view of fields in 'Afrin area

A view of fields in ‘Afrin area

View of the old town from Maʿlula with its traditionally light blue painted facades

View of the old town from Maʿlula with its traditionally light blue painted facades

View of an orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus

View of an orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus