Syria

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 Umayyad Mosque in Damascus

Umayyad Mosque in Damascus

 Umayyad Mosque in Damascus

Umayyad Mosque in Damascus

 Umayyad Mosque in Dmascus

Umayyad Mosque in Dmascus

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 The Souq of Damascus

The Souq of Damascus

 Umayyad Mosque

Umayyad Mosque

 Umayyad Mosque

Umayyad Mosque

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 The place where the head of John the Baptist is held, inside the Umayyad Mosque.  Built in the year 706 on the site of early Christian temple dedicated to John the Baptist.

The place where the head of John the Baptist is held, inside the Umayyad Mosque.  Built in the year 706 on the site of early Christian temple dedicated to John the Baptist.

 Umayyad Mosque

Umayyad Mosque

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 Umayyad Mosque

Umayyad Mosque

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 The souq of Damascus

The souq of Damascus

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 Damascus

Damascus

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 Palmyra - the ancient Silk Road city

Palmyra - the ancient Silk Road city

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Palmyra

 The citadel of Palmyra

The citadel of Palmyra

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 The Temple of Bel built in 32 AD

The Temple of Bel built in 32 AD

 The Temple of Bel

The Temple of Bel

 The Temple of Bel built in 32 AD and destroyed in 2015

The Temple of Bel built in 32 AD and destroyed in 2015

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 Arch of Triumph destroyed in 2015

Arch of Triumph destroyed in 2015

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 Palmyra Theatre destroyed in 2015

Palmyra Theatre destroyed in 2015

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 The Baths of Diocletian 

The Baths of Diocletian 

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 Valley of Tombs 

Valley of Tombs 

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 Crusader's castle Crack de Chavalier

Crusader's castle Crack de Chavalier

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 Some of the oldest Christian churches in the world are in Syria.  Some were built during the times of the apostles.

Some of the oldest Christian churches in the world are in Syria.  Some were built during the times of the apostles.

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 The ancient Roman city of Bosra

The ancient Roman city of Bosra

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 The Roman theatre built in year 150 AD

The Roman theatre built in year 150 AD

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 The ancient Roman City of Apamea established in 300 BC.

The ancient Roman City of Apamea established in 300 BC.

 Roman city of Apamea

Roman city of Apamea

 The great colonnade built in 300BC.

The great colonnade built in 300BC.

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 Aleppo

Aleppo

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 The Aleppo Citadel

The Aleppo Citadel

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 Aleppo

Aleppo

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 The Great Mosque of Aleppo built in the year 717.  The minaret was built in the year 1090.  It was destroyed recently.  

The Great Mosque of Aleppo built in the year 717.  The minaret was built in the year 1090.  It was destroyed recently.  

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 The souq of Aleppo.

The souq of Aleppo.

 The souq of Aleppo.

The souq of Aleppo.

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 Inside one of the old Roman houses. 

Inside one of the old Roman houses.