The western vaulted arcade of al-Jamiʿ al-Umawi (Umayyad Mosque)

The western vaulted arcade of al-Jamiʿ al-Umawi (Umayyad Mosque)

In the courtyrad of the Umayyad Mosque - view to al-ʿArus minaret and northern arcade

In the courtyrad of the Umayyad Mosque – view to al-ʿArus minaret and northern arcade

Umayyad Mosque, the facade of the prayer hall and the Qaytbay minaret

Umayyad Mosque, the facade of the prayer hall and the Qaytbay minaret

A picture of workers doing restorations in the Umayyad Mosque

A picture of workers doing restorations in the Umayyad Mosque

Al-ʿArus minaret of the Umayyad Mosque

Al-ʿArus minaret of the Umayyad Mosque

Umayyad mosque - Qaytbay minaret, rich in decorations

Umayyad mosque – Qaytbay minaret, rich in decorations

The dome of the treasury, decorated with mosaics in the courtyard of the Umayyad Mosque

The dome of the treasury, decorated with mosaics in the courtyard of the Umayyad Mosque

General view of of Damascus city with the Umayyad Mosque

General view of of Damascus city with the Umayyad Mosque

Part of golden and coloured mosaic, Umayyad Mosque

Part of golden and coloured mosaic, Umayyad Mosque

Colored mosaic in the western arcade of the Umayyad Mosque

Colored mosaic in the western arcade of the Umayyad Mosque

The prayer hall's arches of the Umayyad Mosque

The prayer hall’s arches of the Umayyad Mosque

Gallery

Umayyad Mosque in Damascus - al-ʿArus minaret

Umayyad Mosque in Damascus – al-ʿArus minaret

Umayyad Mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Umawi), an exterior view of the ʿArus minaret at the northern facade

Umayyad Mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Umawi), an exterior view of the ʿArus minaret at the northern facade

View of the courtyard, Umayyad Mosque

View of the courtyard, Umayyad Mosque

The facade of prayer hall overlooking the courtyard, Umayyad Mosque

The facade of prayer hall overlooking the courtyard, Umayyad Mosque

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

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

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

View from the west, courtyard of Umayyad Mosque

View from the west, courtyard of Umayyad Mosque

Umayyad Mosque, the famous golden mosaic of the facade of the prayer hall overlooking the courtyard

Umayyad Mosque, the famous golden mosaic of the facade of the prayer hall overlooking the courtyard

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

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

Capital, Umayyad Mosque

Capital, 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 the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus

General view of the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus

View over the roof of the south-western Madrasat Ismaʿil Basha al-ʿAzm to the Umayyad Mosque with its high transept of the prayer hall with a central dome and its three minarets

View over the roof of the south-western Madrasat Ismaʿil Basha al-ʿAzm to the Umayyad Mosque with its high transept of the prayer hall with a central dome and its three minarets

Damascus,Umayyad Mosque, pigeons in the courtyard

Damascus,Umayyad Mosque, pigeons in the courtyard

Ceiling of the prayer hall, Umayyad Mosque

Ceiling of the prayer hall, Umayyad Mosque

One of the three minor mihrabs, Umayyad Mosque

One of the three minor mihrabs, Umayyad Mosque

Part of the Mihrab decorations, Umayyad Mosque

Part of the Mihrab decorations, Umayyad Mosque

General view of the Umayyad Mosque shows the dome and the three minarets of the mosque

General view of the Umayyad Mosque shows the dome and the three minarets of the mosque