Derek Boniecki January 1, 2008 Syria Derek Boniecki January 1, 2008 Umayyad Mosque in Damascus Umayyad Mosque in Damascus Umayyad Mosque in Dmascus The Souq of Damascus Umayyad Mosque Umayyad Mosque 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 The souq of Damascus Damascus Palmyra - the ancient Silk Road city Palmyra The citadel of Palmyra The Temple of Bel built in 32 AD The Temple of Bel The Temple of Bel built in 32 AD and destroyed in 2015 Arch of Triumph destroyed in 2015 Palmyra Theatre destroyed in 2015 The Baths of Diocletian Valley of Tombs Crusader's castle Crack de Chavalier Some of the oldest Christian churches in the world are in Syria. Some were built during the times of the apostles. The ancient Roman city of Bosra The Roman theatre built in year 150 AD The ancient Roman City of Apamea established in 300 BC. Roman city of Apamea The great colonnade built in 300BC. Aleppo The Aleppo Citadel Aleppo The Great Mosque of Aleppo built in the year 717. The minaret was built in the year 1090. It was destroyed recently. The souq of Aleppo. The souq of Aleppo. Inside one of the old Roman houses.