Palmyra, view from afar of Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan (castle)

Palmyra, view from afar of Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan (castle)

The Great Colonnade towards the Monumental Arch

The Great Colonnade towards the Monumental Arch

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

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

Sculpture of a camel and two persons with Parthian costume

Sculpture of a camel and two persons with Parthian costume

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Decoration on the entrance arch

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Decoration on the entrance arch

The southern tower of Qal‘at Shayzar

The southern tower of Qal‘at Shayzar

Qal‘at Shayzar ( Citadel), An Arabic inscription on top of the citadel entrance.

Qal‘at Shayzar ( Citadel), An Arabic inscription on top of the citadel entrance.

An Arabic inscription on the wall of Qal‘at Shayzar

An Arabic inscription on the wall of Qal‘at Shayzar

Relief with vine tendrils

Relief with vine tendrils

A photo showing tomb towers, part of modern city and the oasis

A photo showing tomb towers, part of modern city and the oasis

Palm groves

Palm groves

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

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

Parts of Qalʿat Shayzar with one of the towers

Parts of Qalʿat Shayzar with one of the towers

View of al-Kilaniyya Norias

View of al-Kilaniyya Norias

View from the courtyard towards the northeastern side of the valley, Dayr Mar Musa al-Habashi

View from the courtyard towards the northeastern side of the valley, Dayr Mar Musa al-Habashi

General view of the Monastery of Mar Musa al-Habashi

General view of the Monastery of Mar Musa al-Habashi

View to the northeast, Monastery of Mar Musa al-Habashi

View to the northeast, Monastery of Mar Musa al-Habashi

This view of al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya shows the dome with two drums

This view of al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya shows the dome with two drums

A view from the courtyard of Khan Murad Basha (Museum of Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman)

A view from the courtyard of Khan Murad Basha (Museum of Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman)

General view of the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

General view of the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

General view in Suq al-Hamidiyya, Old Damascus

General view in Suq al-Hamidiyya, Old Damascus

Izraʿ - Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis, exterior view

Izraʿ – Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis, exterior view

View into an excavation trench of Tall Bdiri: to stabilize the walls, pilasters were added

View into an excavation trench of Tall Bdiri: to stabilize the walls, pilasters were added

Mausoleum Ahmad Basha, general view of the facade

Mausoleum Ahmad Basha, general view of the facade

Maronite Cathedral, general view from the outside

Maronite Cathedral, general view from the outside

Maronite Cathedral, general view of the main entrance

Maronite Cathedral, general view of the main entrance

A view of the courtyard of al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir, Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

A view of the courtyard of al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir, Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

General view of the city of Harim, Muhafazat Idlib

General view of the city of Harim, Muhafazat Idlib

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, view of the courtyard and the hall iwan

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, view of the courtyard and the hall iwan

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, general view of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, general view of the prayer hall