An aerial photograph of the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial photograph of the village of Shaykh Hilal

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

A part of the city of Harim, located on the northwestern slope of a mountain

A part of the city of Harim, located on the northwestern slope of a mountain

A traditional house in Jabʿadin

A traditional house in Jabʿadin

General view of Maʿlula town

General view of Maʿlula town

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

General view of Maʿlula town in 1930s

General view of Maʿlula town in 1930s

Traditional houses near as-Sajur river

Traditional houses near as-Sajur river

General view of the city of Harim, Muhafazat Idlib

General view of the city of Harim, Muhafazat Idlib

General view of Safita city

General view of Safita city

Safita, view from the Qal'a on at-Tall quarter

Safita, view from the Qal’a on at-Tall quarter

Safita, General view of the city showing the Donjon of the Templars

Safita, General view of the city showing the Donjon of the Templars

Darat ʿAzza, city located along the St. Simeon Monastery road

Darat ʿAzza, city located along the St. Simeon Monastery road

A view at the town of Maʿlula

A view at the town of Maʿlula

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

East of the Ghuta, rural houses in the Marj area

East of the Ghuta, rural houses in the Marj area

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

General view of Masyaf city

General view of Masyaf city

View of the city of Yabrud adjacent to agricultural fields

View of the city of Yabrud adjacent to agricultural fields

View of the town of Halbun in the 1960s with gardens

View of the town of Halbun in the 1960s with gardens

An alley in Halbun town

An alley in Halbun town

View to the Qalamun Mountains from Halbun

View to the Qalamun Mountains from Halbun

Covered small alley in Halbun with traditional houses

Covered small alley in Halbun with traditional houses

Houses of stone and concrete in Mnin

Houses of stone and concrete in Mnin

In a small village on the Khabur: foreign visitors are welcomed

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Maʿlula, traditional hillside houses with galleries during the 1960s

Maʿlula, traditional hillside houses with galleries during the 1960s

Mnin, general view of Qalamun mountain and the houses scattered on its slopes

Mnin, general view of Qalamun mountain and the houses scattered on its slopes

General view of Maʿlula

General view of Maʿlula

General view of the town of Maʿlula

General view of the town of Maʿlula

Traditional houses in Halbun

Traditional houses in Halbun