One of the towers of Qalʿat (castle) Shayzar

One of the towers of Qalʿat (castle) Shayzar

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Decoration on the entrance arch

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Decoration on the entrance arch

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Fresco on the ceiling of chapel sacristy, 12th C.

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Fresco on the ceiling of chapel sacristy, 12th C.

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Fresco in ceiling of chapel sacristy, 12th C.

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Fresco in ceiling of chapel sacristy, 12th C.

An inscription on the wall of Damascus Citadel

An inscription on the wall of Damascus Citadel

Safita, The Donjon of the Templars with a chapel in the ground floor

Safita, The Donjon of the Templars with a chapel in the ground floor

A view from Qalʿat Shumaymis towards the surrounding plains

A view from Qalʿat Shumaymis towards the surrounding plains

In the Orontes valley below the village of Qalʿat al-Mudiq is situated a 16th c Khan, which has become a Museum

In the Orontes valley below the village of Qalʿat al-Mudiq is situated a 16th c Khan, which has become a Museum

View from afar to al-Mudiq Citadel

View from afar to al-Mudiq Citadel

Temporary title for Image 68390

Temporary title for Image 68390

Stonework in the Citadel of Damascus

Stonework in the Citadel of Damascus

The northern wall of the Damascus Citadel

The northern wall of the Damascus Citadel

View to northeast, Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

View to northeast, Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

The northern wall of the Damascus Citadel

The northern wall of the Damascus Citadel

Restoration works at the Citadel of Damascus

Restoration works at the Citadel of Damascus

Gallery

The citadel of Damascus during the restoration in 1985

The citadel of Damascus during the restoration in 1985

Part of Qalʿat al-Qadmus

Part of Qalʿat al-Qadmus

A side of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

A side of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

The North West Tower of Damascus Citadel

The North West Tower of Damascus Citadel

Palmyra, view from the south, valley of tombs in foreground, Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn in background

Palmyra, view from the south, valley of tombs in foreground, Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn in background

Qalʿat al-Mudiq seen from the ruins of Afamiya

Qalʿat al-Mudiq seen from the ruins of Afamiya

Ruins of Qalʿat Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

Ruins of Qalʿat Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

View towards Qalʿat al-Qadmus (al-Qadmus Citadel)

View towards Qalʿat al-Qadmus (al-Qadmus Citadel)

The Citadel of Damascus from the inside, 2003

The Citadel of Damascus from the inside, 2003

Vaulted room in the Citadel of Damascus

Vaulted room in the Citadel of Damascus

One of the towers of Qalʿat Salah ad-Din

One of the towers of Qalʿat Salah ad-Din

One of the entrances in Qalʿat Salah ad-Din (castle)

One of the entrances in Qalʿat Salah ad-Din (castle)

At-Tabqa , Minaret of the Mosque at Jaʿbar Castle.

At-Tabqa , Minaret of the Mosque at Jaʿbar Castle.

Maronite Cathedral, one of the cathedral pointed towers

Maronite Cathedral, one of the cathedral pointed towers