Monuments of Syria

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Notes of this trip



Palmyra, Syria: abandoned pre-Roman city in the desert 150 kms NE of Damascus

Palmyra

Palmyra: Colonnade

Palmyra


Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra: Tetrapylon

Palmyra: Agora


Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra


Palmyra: Theater

Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra: Temple of Nabo


Palmyra

Palmyra: Temple of Bel (32 AD)

Palmyra

Palmyra


Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra


Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra


Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra


Palmyra: Monumental Arch

Palmyra: Tombs

Palmyra: Temple of Bel

Palmyra


Palmyra

Palmyra

Palmyra: Castle

Basra, Syria


Syria

Aleppo, Syria

Aleppo

Aleppo: Minaret (1090)


Aleppo: Church of St Simeon (459 AD)

St Simeon

St Simeon

St Simeon


St Simeon

St Simeon

St Simeon

St Simeon


St Simeon

St Simeon

St Simeon

St Simeon


St Simeon

Aleppo: Great Mosque/ Jamma al Kebir (8th century)

Aleppo

Aleppo: Souq


Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo


Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo: Citadel (with a mosques of 12th c)


Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo


Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo


Aleppo

Aleppo

Aleppo

Ebla, Syria: city-state of 2250 BC, 54 kms south of Aleppo


Ebla

Ebla: Royal Palace (2400 BC)

Ebla

Ebla


Ebla

Ebla

Ebla

Ebla


Hama, Syria

Hama: the Nourias

Hama: mosque (1162)

Hama


Hama

Hama

Hama

Hama


Krak des Chevaliers, Syria: crusaders castle

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers


Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers


Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers


Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers


Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers


Damascus, Syria: Tekiya al-Sulemanyya (1554 by Sinan)

Damascus museum: from Qasr al Heir Al-Gharsi (8th c castle, 70 kms from Palmyra)

Damascus: facade of the desert castle Qasr al Heir Al-Gharsi (near Palmyra)

Damascus: Palmyra triclinium (two)


Damascus

Damascus: Hall of Gabal al Arab (mosaic)

Damascus: Three-saint fresco from St Jacop Kara (Byzantine, 12 AD???),

Damascus: Shabah fresco of Justice, Philosophy and Ecucation (3rd c AD),


Damascus: Underground tomb of Yarhai (Palmyra)

Damascus

Damascus

Damascus: Basalt stele in Aramaic (750 BC) from Sfire near Aleppo (treaty between two kings), one of the oldest Aramaic inscriptions


Damascus

Damascus museum: Monster from Qasr al Heir Al-Gharsi

Damascus: citadel and entrance to the souq

Damascus: the souq al Hamidiyya


Damascus

Damascus: the Roman temple of Jupiter

Damascus: Great Mosque (705)

Damascus Great Mosque


Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus: Great Mosque (705)

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque


Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque


Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque


Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque


Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque


Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus Great Mosque


Damascus Great Mosque

Damascus

Damascus: Az-Zahiriyya Madrasa (1277)

Damascus: Al Bimaristan An-Nouri hospital (1154)


Damascus: Pacha Dawishiyya mosque (1571)

Damascus: Assibaiyya mosque (1543)

Damascus

Damascus: Sinan mosque (1590)


Damascus

Damascus

Damascus

Damascus: Al-Qali mosque (1490)

Damascus: Saladin's tomb

Palmyra: tomb (Hypogeum of the three brothers, 2nd c AD)

Dura Europos frescoes (256 AD)

Dura Europos

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