A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

Palm trees in Palmyra oasis

Palm trees in Palmyra oasis

Mari (Tall Hariri), a side of the architectural remains

Mari (Tall Hariri), a side of the architectural remains

View of Orontes valley

View of Orontes valley

View of the Orontes River with forested river banks

View of the Orontes River with forested river banks

Signboard of Afqa bath in Palmyra

Signboard of Afqa bath in Palmyra

Homs, Western entrance, Jamiʿ an-Nuri

Homs, Western entrance, Jamiʿ an-Nuri

The enjoyment of sulfur water in Afqa Spring

The enjoyment of sulfur water in Afqa Spring

General view of Ibn Maʿn Castle

General view of Ibn Maʿn Castle

Tourist camels, Palmyra

Tourist camels, Palmyra

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance - Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance – Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

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)

General view of Baalshamin Temple, 2nd century AD

General view of Baalshamin Temple, 2nd century AD

Homs, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, the main mihrab

Homs, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, the main mihrab

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

Afamiya, remains of the colonnaded street (Cardo Maximus)

Afamiya, remains of the colonnaded street (Cardo Maximus)

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance - Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance – Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

View of the Orontes River with rapids

View of the Orontes River with rapids

Telegraph column, Sahat (square) al-Marja

Telegraph column, Sahat (square) al-Marja

Telegraph column, topped with a miniature of a mosque, Sahat (square) al-Marja

Telegraph column, topped with a miniature of a mosque, Sahat (square) al-Marja

A part of at-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya, showing a vaulted arcade and the two minarets of the mosque

A part of at-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya, showing a vaulted arcade and the two minarets of the mosque

The courtyard of at-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya with a water fountain

The courtyard of at-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya with a water fountain

A view of the Mosque of at-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya with Qasyun mountain in the background

A view of the Mosque of at-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya with Qasyun mountain in the background

A view of the Mediterranean coast, in the back is the industrial sector, Baniyas

A view of the Mediterranean coast, in the back is the industrial sector, Baniyas

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street