Olive groves near Harim

Olive groves near Harim

General view of Ibn Maʿn Castle

General view of Ibn Maʿn Castle

General view of Baalshamin Temple, 2nd century AD

General view of Baalshamin Temple, 2nd century AD

Tourist camels, Palmyra

Tourist camels, Palmyra

Ghouta of Damascus, A grove of vegetables and fruit trees

Ghouta of Damascus, A grove of vegetables and fruit trees

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

General view of Maʿlula town

General view of Maʿlula town

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

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

Forests in the Syrian Coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Forests in the Syrian Coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

Afqa spring, sulfuric water of the historic bath

Afqa spring, sulfuric water of the historic bath

Homs, Western entrance, Jamiʿ an-Nuri

Homs, Western entrance, Jamiʿ an-Nuri

Fishermen in the Tartus' harbour

Fishermen in the Tartus’ harbour

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Agriculture south of the Monastery of Saint Simeon (geological term for a hollow form closed on all sides in karst areas)

Agriculture south of the Monastery of Saint Simeon (geological term for a hollow form closed on all sides in karst areas)

Sulphurous karst spring of the Khabur at Raʾs al-ʿAyn

Sulphurous karst spring of the Khabur at Raʾs al-ʿAyn

Tomb tower of Elahbel in the Valley of the Tombs

Tomb tower of Elahbel in the Valley of the Tombs

General view of the Valley of Tombs

General view of the Valley of Tombs

Homs, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, the main mihrab

Homs, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, the main mihrab

Palm trees in Palmyra oasis

Palm trees in Palmyra oasis

Entrance gate to the city of Ugarit

Entrance gate to the city of Ugarit

Aleppo: Citadel, entrance 12th – 16th c.

Aleppo: Citadel, entrance 12th – 16th c.

al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, northern facade - marble plaque dated 1315 AH and sealed by the Sultan ʿAbd al-Hamid Khan (Tughra)

al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, northern facade – marble plaque dated 1315 AH and sealed by the Sultan ʿAbd al-Hamid Khan (Tughra)

The enjoyment of sulfur water in Afqa Spring

The enjoyment of sulfur water in Afqa Spring

Krak des Chevaliers, the loggia

Krak des Chevaliers, the loggia

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, the main entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, the main entrance

Exterior view of the dome of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi Mausoleum, Damascus

Exterior view of the dome of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi Mausoleum, Damascus

Al-Asad artificial lake, view to the Tabqa dam

Al-Asad artificial lake, view to the Tabqa dam

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

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

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, courtyard, portico and basin

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, courtyard, portico and basin