The entrance of al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya is richly decorated with ablaq masonry, a muqarnas vault and inscriptions

The entrance of al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya is richly decorated with ablaq masonry, a muqarnas vault and inscriptions

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, the entrance from the interior

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, the entrance from the interior

Tartus, cathedral, interior view of the ruinous nave of the church

Tartus, cathedral, interior view of the ruinous nave of the church

Cross vaults in the prayer room of an-Nuri Mosque

Cross vaults in the prayer room of an-Nuri Mosque

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, main entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, main entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, main entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, main entrance

Habuba Kabira, shell of a dome house made of clay bricks

Habuba Kabira, shell of a dome house made of clay bricks

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, interior view of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, interior view of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, gate portal

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, gate portal

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, main entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr

Jamiʿ al-Khayr

Khan al-Jumruk, interior facade of the Khan's entrance

Khan al-Jumruk, interior facade of the Khan’s entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, portal gate

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, portal gate

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, portal gate

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, portal gate

Al-Bimaristan an-Nuri, Ornaments above the door lintel

Al-Bimaristan an-Nuri, Ornaments above the door lintel

Al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya, general view of the entrance

Al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya, general view of the entrance

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, the entrance from the interior

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, the entrance from the interior

Great Mosque of Aleppo, prayer hall interior and Shrine of the Prophet Zechariah

Great Mosque of Aleppo, prayer hall interior and Shrine of the Prophet Zechariah

Roman bridge in at-Tayyiba over the course of the Wadi az-Zaydi

Roman bridge in at-Tayyiba over the course of the Wadi az-Zaydi

Squinch of the dome in the hall of upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

Squinch of the dome in the hall of upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

General view of the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus

General view of the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus

Suq Aslan Dada, general view after completion of the reconstruction, view towards south

Suq Aslan Dada, general view after completion of the reconstruction, view towards south

Suq Aslan Dada, view of the Mamluk coat of arms (rank) at the north entrance after completion of the rebuilding work

Suq Aslan Dada, view of the Mamluk coat of arms (rank) at the north entrance after completion of the rebuilding work

Suq az-Zarb, view of the former (destroyed) entrance arch to the west

Suq az-Zarb, view of the former (destroyed) entrance arch to the west

Damage and burning in a room at the eastern side of the courtyard, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, Homs

Damage and burning in a room at the eastern side of the courtyard, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, Homs

View of the prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

View of the prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, the main entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, the main entrance

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer