Agriculture at the foot of Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti-Lebanon Mountains)

Agriculture at the foot of Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti-Lebanon Mountains)

Church of the Armenians in ar-Raqqa

Church of the Armenians in ar-Raqqa

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

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

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

Excavation work, Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi

Excavation work, Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi

Valley of Nahr Al-Kabir al-Shamali River

Valley of Nahr Al-Kabir al-Shamali River

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umaiyad desert castle (Western complex)

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umaiyad desert castle (Western complex)

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umayyad desert castle with remains of vaulted rooms of the Western comlplex

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umayyad desert castle with remains of vaulted rooms of the Western comlplex

Dome under maintenance in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Dome under maintenance in the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial view of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial view of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the village of Shaykh Hilal

Mausoleum Ahmad Basha, general view of the facade

Mausoleum Ahmad Basha, general view of the facade

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, The western enclosure, view from inside

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, The western enclosure, view from inside

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Remains of Ayyubid arch in the western enclosure

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Remains of Ayyubid arch in the western enclosure

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Decoration

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Decoration

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Remains of the mosque of the western enclosure

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Remains of the mosque of the western enclosure

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Upper part of the gate tower,

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Upper part of the gate tower,

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, upper part of a tower

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, upper part of a tower

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Part of the western enclosure

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Part of the western enclosure

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Rural life in Qalamun mountains (Antilibanon): peasants returning home from grape harvest

Rural life in Qalamun mountains (Antilibanon): peasants returning home from grape harvest

Terraced grain fields on the western slope of the coastal mountain range (Jabal Ansariyya)

Terraced grain fields on the western slope of the coastal mountain range (Jabal Ansariyya)

An aerial photograph of the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial photograph of the village of Shaykh Hilal

Remains of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Remains of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Vegetation with rocks in the coastal mountains

Vegetation with rocks in the coastal mountains

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Qasr (palace) Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, inner courtyard

Qasr (palace) Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, inner courtyard

General view of the Shumaymis Castle

General view of the Shumaymis Castle