Raqqa, the archway of Baghdad Gate

Raqqa, the archway of Baghdad Gate

The inner façade of Baghdad Gate, Raqqa

The inner façade of Baghdad Gate, Raqqa

Bab Antakiya, main gate

Bab Antakiya, main gate

A modern residential neighborhood in Aleppo

A modern residential neighborhood in Aleppo

Gallery

Remains of ar-Raqqa Wall built of mud brick

Remains of ar-Raqqa Wall built of mud brick

The semi-circular towers of ar-Raqqa Wall

The semi-circular towers of ar-Raqqa Wall

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the tower's west-south corner

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the tower’s west-south corner

Burj al-Ghanam, tower's southern facade with its machicolation

Burj al-Ghanam, tower’s southern facade with its machicolation

Burj al-Ghanam, partial view of the tower's south eastern facade

Burj al-Ghanam, partial view of the tower’s south eastern facade

Bab al-Maqam, general view

Bab al-Maqam, general view

Bab al-Hadid, general view of the gate's entrance from the outside

Bab al-Hadid, general view of the gate’s entrance from the outside

Bab al-Hadid, inscription beside the door from outside

Bab al-Hadid, inscription beside the door from outside

Al-Khusrawiyya: Explosion crater where the mosque once stood, 2016

Al-Khusrawiyya: Explosion crater where the mosque once stood, 2016

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the tower's facade

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the tower’s facade

Raqqa, the inner façade of Baghdad Gate (Bab Baghdad)

Raqqa, the inner façade of Baghdad Gate (Bab Baghdad)

Citadel of Aleppo, Entrance Gateway

Citadel of Aleppo, Entrance Gateway

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the tower

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the tower

Stories

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the facade

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the facade

Bab as-Salam, portal with coloured stone layers (ablaq)

Bab as-Salam, portal with coloured stone layers (ablaq)

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the southern facade of the tower with its machicolations and parapets

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the southern facade of the tower with its machicolations and parapets

Bab as-Salam, the "door of peace" in the north of Old Damascus

Bab as-Salam, the “door of peace” in the north of Old Damascus

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, geometric decorations in the niche, built with bricks

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, geometric decorations in the niche, built with bricks

Raqqa, Baghdad gate

Raqqa, Baghdad gate

The main arch and the integrated columns of the Nabataean gate in Busra

The main arch and the integrated columns of the Nabataean gate in Busra

Great Mosque, top of the minaret

Great Mosque, top of the minaret

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate (Bab) as seen from outside the fence

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate (Bab) as seen from outside the fence

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret