Bab Qinnasrin (city gate), exterior view of the gate from south-west

Bab Qinnasrin (city gate), exterior view of the gate from south-west

A view of al-Marqab castle from the bottom of the hill

A view of al-Marqab castle from the bottom of the hill

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

Arwad, Ayyubid fort, entrance

Arwad, Ayyubid fort, entrance

Exterior view of Qalʿat Arwad (citadel)

Exterior view of Qalʿat Arwad (citadel)

Courtyard of Arwad citadel

Courtyard of Arwad citadel

Museum of Arwad - Arwad citadel

Museum of Arwad – Arwad citadel

Qanawat, Relief on a rectangular basalt stone

Qanawat, Relief on a rectangular basalt stone

Qanawat, General view the nymphaeum

Qanawat, General view the nymphaeum

Qanawat, General view of the nymphaeum

Qanawat, General view of the nymphaeum

Qanawat, Theatron and Orchestra

Qanawat, Theatron and Orchestra

Qanawat, Ruins of the Temple of Rabbos

Qanawat, Ruins of the Temple of Rabbos

Qanawat, Severan doorway leading to second basilica — from north

Qanawat, Severan doorway leading to second basilica — from north

Qanawat, Ruins of the Temple of Rabbos

Qanawat, Ruins of the Temple of Rabbos

Qanawat, Ruins of the Temple of Rabbos

Qanawat, Ruins of the Temple of Rabbos

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

Agriculture in the Coastal Mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Agriculture in the Coastal Mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Ar-Rusafa, Basilica A

Ar-Rusafa, Basilica A

General view of the fertile Zabadani plains

General view of the fertile Zabadani plains

Outside of the surrounding wall of Halabiyya fortress

Outside of the surrounding wall of Halabiyya fortress

Bludan houses overlooking the Zabadani plain

Bludan houses overlooking the Zabadani plain

Summerrestaurant in Bludan

Summerrestaurant in Bludan

Bludan hillside houses with galleries on the foot of Anti-Lebanon Mountains

Bludan hillside houses with galleries on the foot of Anti-Lebanon Mountains

Traditional houses of the town of Darkush, located on the Orontes river

Traditional houses of the town of Darkush, located on the Orontes river

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

The foothills of Antilibanon- Mountains overlooking the Zabadani plain

The foothills of Antilibanon- Mountains overlooking the Zabadani plain

Luxury summer houses in Bludan

Luxury summer houses in Bludan

Zabadani Plains with trees and agriculture

Zabadani Plains with trees and agriculture

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

Olive groves near Harim

Olive groves near Harim