Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the inside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the inside

An alley in one of Damascus's old neighborhoods

An alley in one of Damascus’s old neighborhoods

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Monastery of St. Simeon Stylites, late 5th-early 6th c., Exterior of sanctuary of east basilica (apse from exterior)

Monastery of St. Simeon Stylites, late 5th-early 6th c., Exterior of sanctuary of east basilica (apse from exterior)

Busra, Hammam Manjak, the cold section (barrani)

Busra, Hammam Manjak, the cold section (barrani)

Busra - Jamiʿ (mosque) al-Mabrak

Busra – Jamiʿ (mosque) al-Mabrak

Busra - Jamiʿ (mosque) al-Mabrak

Busra – Jamiʿ (mosque) al-Mabrak

Prayer hall "sanctuary", Jamiʿ Manjak (mosque)

Prayer hall “sanctuary”, Jamiʿ Manjak (mosque)

Side of the Ruins, Sirjilla

Side of the Ruins, Sirjilla

Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi, seen towards the south

Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi, seen towards the south

Busra - Jamiʿ (mosque) al-Mabrak

Busra – Jamiʿ (mosque) al-Mabrak

ar-Rusafa -interior view- North Gate of the basilica

ar-Rusafa -interior view- North Gate of the basilica

Busra, Hammam Manjak, iwan in the cold section (barrani)

Busra, Hammam Manjak, iwan in the cold section (barrani)

Busra - Hammam Manjak - the fountain of the cold section (barrani)

Busra – Hammam Manjak – the fountain of the cold section (barrani)

Busra - Hammam Manjak - Restoration works

Busra – Hammam Manjak – Restoration works

View, from south, at northern overbuilt part of Suq (bazaar) of Khan al-Harir (Picciotto house)

View, from south, at northern overbuilt part of Suq (bazaar) of Khan al-Harir (Picciotto house)

Remains of a building from the extensions of Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi

Remains of a building from the extensions of Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi

Madrasat al-Firdaws, the marble prayer niche (mihrab) decorated with floral and geometric motifs

Madrasat al-Firdaws, the marble prayer niche (mihrab) decorated with floral and geometric motifs

View into a vaulted room of Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

View into a vaulted room of Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

View, from south, at northern overbuilt part of Suq (bazaar) of Khan al-Harir (Picciotto house)

View, from south, at northern overbuilt part of Suq (bazaar) of Khan al-Harir (Picciotto house)

View from the north to the middle overbuilt part of the suq (bazaar) of Khan al-Harir (right)

View from the north to the middle overbuilt part of the suq (bazaar) of Khan al-Harir (right)

Qalb Lawza, Basilica, 5th c., view of main facade from south-west

Qalb Lawza, Basilica, 5th c., view of main facade from south-west

Main fassade of Jamiʿ at-Tawashi mosque (video)

The dome house in Taanayel: final touches

The dome house in Taanayel: final touches

The stairs of the Hananiya Church in Bab Tuma quarter

The stairs of the Hananiya Church in Bab Tuma quarter

A private Aleppine house

A private Aleppine house

Masbanat aj-Jubayli, the stage of arranging the soap to dry

Masbanat aj-Jubayli, the stage of arranging the soap to dry

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, the hall

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, the hall

Remains of arches of the Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Remains of arches of the Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

General view from outside, Jamiʿ Manjak

General view from outside, Jamiʿ Manjak