The Byzantine Tower in Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

The Byzantine Tower in Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Part of golden and colored mosaic, Umayyad Mosque

Part of golden and colored mosaic, Umayyad Mosque

Al-Bara, pyramid tomb A, 6th c. AD

Al-Bara, pyramid tomb A, 6th c. AD

Sirjilla, andron, 5th c.

Sirjilla, andron, 5th c.

Kharab Shams, view from south at church ruin, 4th/6th century CE

Kharab Shams, view from south at church ruin, 4th/6th century CE

General view of the Shumaymis Castle

General view of the Shumaymis Castle

The remaining upper part of Shumaymis Castle

The remaining upper part of Shumaymis Castle

General view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

General view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

Courtyard of al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir showing the treasure dome and the minaret

Courtyard of al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir showing the treasure dome and the minaret

Part of the mihrab decorations, Umayyad Mosque

Part of the mihrab decorations, Umayyad Mosque

al-Bara, Pyramidal roofed tomb known locally as As-Sawma‘a,

al-Bara, Pyramidal roofed tomb known locally as As-Sawma‘a,

Apse of basilica, al-Bara

Apse of basilica, al-Bara

General view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

General view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Interior view, courtyard of Jamiʿ al-Imam Ismaʿil

Interior view, courtyard of Jamiʿ al-Imam Ismaʿil

Burj as-Saʿa, the entrance

Burj as-Saʿa, the entrance

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view to south - courtyard and arcades

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view to south – courtyard and arcades

View from the outer northwest edge of the ditch, Shumaymis Castle

View from the outer northwest edge of the ditch, Shumaymis Castle

Part of colored and golden mosaic on the courtyard facade, Umayyad Mosque

Part of colored and golden mosaic on the courtyard facade, Umayyad Mosque

The prayer hall, Umayyad Mosque

The prayer hall, Umayyad Mosque

ʿIsa minaret in the south-eastern corner of the Umayyad Mosque

ʿIsa minaret in the south-eastern corner of the Umayyad Mosque

View of the courtyard, Umayyad Mosque

View of the courtyard, Umayyad Mosque

Colored mosaic in the western arcade of the Umayyad Mosque

Colored mosaic in the western arcade of the Umayyad Mosque

General view of Shumaymis Castle

General view of Shumaymis Castle

al-Burayj, General view of the Monastery of Saint Daniel, 6th c. AD

al-Burayj, General view of the Monastery of Saint Daniel, 6th c. AD

Umayyad Mosque, the facade of the prayer hall is covered with golden and colored mosaic

Umayyad Mosque, the facade of the prayer hall is covered with golden and colored mosaic

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, pyramid tomb A, 6th c.

Al-Bara, pyramid tomb A, 6th c.

View from Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn towards the Valley of the Tombs

View from Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn towards the Valley of the Tombs

View from the highest part of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn towards the Valley of the Tombs

View from the highest part of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn towards the Valley of the Tombs