Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Bridge over the Euphrates, ar-Raqqa

Bridge over the Euphrates, ar-Raqqa

Bridge over the Euphrates, ar-Raqqa

Bridge over the Euphrates, ar-Raqqa

Shops for buying traditional utensils in Raqqa

Shops for buying traditional utensils in Raqqa

An abandoned building in Circassian district, Raqqa

An abandoned building in Circassian district, Raqqa

A seller of diesel fuel, Raqqa

A seller of diesel fuel, Raqqa

Raqqa -Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Raqqa -Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Raqqa, Qasr (Palace) al-Banat, an octagonal basin in the centre of the courtyard

Raqqa, Qasr (Palace) al-Banat, an octagonal basin in the centre of the courtyard

Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

The arcade wall of Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

The arcade wall of Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

General view of Hiraqla victory monument, near Raqqa

General view of Hiraqla victory monument, near Raqqa

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

View of Eastern Palace, ar-Raqqa

View of Eastern Palace, ar-Raqqa

Raqqa, Qasr (Palace) al-Banat

Raqqa, Qasr (Palace) al-Banat

A side of Hiraqla victory monument, built by Harun ar-Rashid, near Raqqa

A side of Hiraqla victory monument, built by Harun ar-Rashid, near Raqqa

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, mudbrick decoration

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, mudbrick decoration

Raqqa, The ruins of Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa, The ruins of Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa - Qasr al-Banat, inner courtyard

Raqqa – Qasr al-Banat, inner courtyard

Raqqa, the archway of Baghdad Gate

Raqqa, the archway of Baghdad Gate

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum