One of the towers of Shayzar Castle

One of the towers of Shayzar Castle

Qal‘at Shayzar (castle), The stairs leading to the entrance

Qal‘at Shayzar (castle), The stairs leading to the entrance

Qal‘at Shayzar (Citadel), the upper part of the entarnce.

Qal‘at Shayzar (Citadel), the upper part of the entarnce.

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.

The view of a wall in Shayzar Castle shows three tipped arched niches, each with an entrances and a window.

The view of a wall in Shayzar Castle shows three tipped arched niches, each with an entrances and a window.

Qal‘at Shayzar ( Citadel), An Arabic inscription.

Qal‘at Shayzar ( Citadel), An Arabic inscription.

Qal‘at Shayzar ( Citadel), An Arabic inscription.

Qal‘at Shayzar ( Citadel), An Arabic inscription.

Gallery

A general view of the remains of Shayzar Castle

A general view of the remains of Shayzar Castle

The southern tower of Qal‘at Shayzar

The southern tower of Qal‘at Shayzar

An Arabic inscription on the wall of Qal‘at Shayzar

An Arabic inscription on the wall of Qal‘at Shayzar

Qal‘at (castle) Shayzar from the inside

Qal‘at (castle) Shayzar from the inside

A building belongs to Qal‘at Shayzar

A building belongs to Qal‘at Shayzar

Byzantine decorated basalt stone reused in the construction of Qal‘at Shayzar

Byzantine decorated basalt stone reused in the construction of Qal‘at Shayzar

The southern tower of Qal‘at Shayzar

The southern tower of Qal‘at Shayzar

One of the towers of Qalʿat (castle) Shayzar

One of the towers of Qalʿat (castle) Shayzar

A small window in the middle of a niche- upper floor, Qal‘at Shayzar

A small window in the middle of a niche- upper floor, Qal‘at Shayzar

A shepherd with his herd on the arch bridge which leads to Shayzar Castle

A shepherd with his herd on the arch bridge which leads to Shayzar Castle

A herd of sheep grazing in front of Shayzar Castle

A herd of sheep grazing in front of Shayzar Castle

A view of Qalʿat Shayzar along the Orontes river

A view of Qalʿat Shayzar along the Orontes river

One of the towers of Shayzar Castle

One of the towers of Shayzar Castle

Qal‘at Shayzar (castle), The stairs leading to the entrance

Qal‘at Shayzar (castle), The stairs leading to the entrance

A photo of archaeological remains belonging to the castle of Shayzar

A photo of archaeological remains belonging to the castle of Shayzar

A view of Shayzar Castle from afar

A view of Shayzar Castle from afar

A general view of the remains of Shayzar Castle located on a rocky cliff

A general view of the remains of Shayzar Castle located on a rocky cliff

Part of the remains of Shayzar Castle

Part of the remains of Shayzar Castle

Parts of Qalʿat Shayzar with one of the towers

Parts of Qalʿat Shayzar with one of the towers

Arches carry the bridge over the Orontes River, which leads to the Shayzar Castle

Arches carry the bridge over the Orontes River, which leads to the Shayzar Castle

Qal‘at Shayzar (citadel), Archery road.

Qal‘at Shayzar (citadel), Archery road.

Arch bridge over the Orontes River, which leads to the Shayzar Castle

Arch bridge over the Orontes River, which leads to the Shayzar Castle