Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat

Remains of the pendentifs carrying the dome of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

Remains of the pendentifs carrying the dome of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

View of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

View of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

Main entrance of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Main entrance of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Lintel of the main entrance of the Church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Lintel of the main entrance of the Church, Ibn Wardan Palace

A room in the family wing (haramlik or juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

A room in the family wing (haramlik or juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

The northern arcade of the inner courtyard (juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

The northern arcade of the inner courtyard (juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Courtyard of family wing (so called haramlik or jummwani) in Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Courtyard of family wing (so called haramlik or jummwani) in Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

General view of Ibn Wardan Palace

General view of Ibn Wardan Palace

Main entrance of Ibn Wardan Palace

Main entrance of Ibn Wardan Palace

Courtyard of guest wing (so called selamlik oder barrani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Courtyard of guest wing (so called selamlik oder barrani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Qasr al-ʿAzm, view of the ground floor courtyard

Qasr al-ʿAzm, view of the ground floor courtyard

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

Qasr al-ʿAzm, terrace with portico in the upper floor

Qasr al-ʿAzm, terrace with portico in the upper floor

A hall in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

A hall in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

Squinch of the dome in the hall of upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

Squinch of the dome in the hall of upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

The men's quarters (Salamlik), Qasr al-ʿAzm

The men’s quarters (Salamlik), Qasr al-ʿAzm

Qasr al-ʿAzm, view of the ground floor courtyard

Qasr al-ʿAzm, view of the ground floor courtyard

Qasr al-ʿAzm, view of the ground floor courtyard

Qasr al-ʿAzm, view of the ground floor courtyard

Terrace with portico in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

Terrace with portico in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Abdelraouf Baydoun working with the craft of ‘Ajami in Qasr al-ʿAzm

Abdelraouf Baydoun working with the craft of ‘Ajami in Qasr al-ʿAzm

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wooden panels of Bayt ad-Dahhan (Funduq Qasr al-Mansuriyya), 18th century

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wooden panels of Bayt ad-Dahhan (Funduq Qasr al-Mansuriyya), 18th century

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wooden panels of Bayt ad-Dahhan (Funduq Qasr al-Mansuriyya), 18th century

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wooden panels of Bayt ad-Dahhan (Funduq Qasr al-Mansuriyya), 18th century

Pavilion on the left of the Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi gate

Pavilion on the left of the Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi gate

Courtyard with fountain in the family wing (so called haramlik or juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Courtyard with fountain in the family wing (so called haramlik or juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

A part of family wing (so called haramlik oder juwwani) in Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

A part of family wing (so called haramlik oder juwwani) in Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Remains of a building from the extensions of Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi

Remains of a building from the extensions of Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi