Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, stone arches

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, stone arches

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a general view of the the valley around the twin castle

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a general view of the the valley around the twin castle

Hammam Yalbugha an-Nasiri, the cold section (barrani)

Hammam Yalbugha an-Nasiri, the cold section (barrani)

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, Arabic inscription

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, Arabic inscription

Remains of the main entrance of Nabu Temple, Palmyra

Remains of the main entrance of Nabu Temple, Palmyra

Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

Aerial photograph of Palmyra mountain ranges

Aerial photograph of Palmyra mountain ranges

Palmyra, Hadrian’s Arch, , 3rd century A.D., view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

Palmyra, Hadrian’s Arch, , 3rd century A.D., view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

in the Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

in the Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

A view in Wadi Barada

A view in Wadi Barada

A view in Wadi Barada

A view in Wadi Barada

The Euphrates in Raqqa

The Euphrates in Raqqa

Church of the Armenians in ar-Raqqa

Church of the Armenians in ar-Raqqa

An abandoned building in Circassian district, Raqqa

An abandoned building in Circassian district, Raqqa

A view of an-Nuri mosque and the Kilaniyya norias (water wheels), Hama

A view of an-Nuri mosque and the Kilaniyya norias (water wheels), Hama

Noria (waterwheel) in Hama

Noria (waterwheel) in Hama

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

The village al-ʿAmarna, with the tall (left) and the Euphrates plain in the back

The village al-ʿAmarna, with the tall (left) and the Euphrates plain in the back

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), agricultral area

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), agricultral area

The Mount Hermon covered by snow

The Mount Hermon covered by snow

As-Sa'a roundabout in the city of Raqqa

As-Sa’a roundabout in the city of Raqqa

The northern-eastern tower of Damascus Citadel

The northern-eastern tower of Damascus Citadel

An inscription on the wall of Damascus Citadel

An inscription on the wall of Damascus Citadel

Aleppo: multi-colored facade of Mamluk-Ottoman Hammam Yalbugha an-Nasiri

Aleppo: multi-colored facade of Mamluk-Ottoman Hammam Yalbugha an-Nasiri

Domes of as-Salamiyya historical bath from the outside

Domes of as-Salamiyya historical bath from the outside

The cold (barrani) section of as-Salamiyya historical bath

The cold (barrani) section of as-Salamiyya historical bath

Hama, general view of the "Four Norias", the two Bischriyyat and two Uthmaniyyat

Hama, general view of the “Four Norias”, the two Bischriyyat and two Uthmaniyyat

Great Mosque, courtyard and prayer hall facade

Great Mosque, courtyard and prayer hall facade

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, twin crusader castles, stone arch

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, twin crusader castles, stone arch