Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

The men's quarters (Salamlik), Qasr al-ʿAzm

The men’s quarters (Salamlik), Qasr al-ʿAzm

Qasr al-ʿAzm, terrace with portico in the upper floor

Qasr al-ʿAzm, terrace with portico in the upper floor

Maronite Cathedral, a cross shaped window

Maronite Cathedral, a cross shaped window

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, a wooden internal balcony (sudda) above the prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, a wooden internal balcony (sudda) above the prayer hall entrance

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

The handles of the main door of al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya

The handles of the main door of al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya

Damascus, an Arabic inscription on the gateway top of Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm

Damascus, an Arabic inscription on the gateway top of Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm

Damascus, Muqarnas above the gate of Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm

Damascus, Muqarnas above the gate of Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, an arcade topped by a cross vault

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, an arcade topped by a cross vault

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Maronite Cathedral, main entrance

Maronite Cathedral, main entrance

Part of Qaws Hadrian (Arch of Triumph) from the inside

Part of Qaws Hadrian (Arch of Triumph) from the inside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the inside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the inside

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall entrance

As-Sabuniyya Mosque, the main facade with muqarnas and rich decorations

As-Sabuniyya Mosque, the main facade with muqarnas and rich decorations

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

Squinch of the dome in the hall of upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

Squinch of the dome in the hall of upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

Corinthian capital of a pillar, Agora

Corinthian capital of a pillar, Agora

A hall in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

A hall in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

Painting on the wall of the iwan, al-ʿAzm Palace

Painting on the wall of the iwan, al-ʿAzm Palace

Bayt Ajiqbash, view of the courtyard interior

Bayt Ajiqbash, view of the courtyard interior

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan (the great iwan)

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan (the great iwan)

Bayt Junblat, door in the centre of southern iwan

Bayt Junblat, door in the centre of southern iwan