Syria

Krak des Chevaliers – Syria

Krak des Chevaliers – Syria

One of the greatest castles in the world, Krak des Chevaliers was built in the middle of the 12th century …

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Palmyra – Syria

Palmyra – Syria

Queen of the desert Even if you have seen enough historical sites to last you a lifetime, Palmyra (“City of …

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Omayyad Mosque – Damascus, Syria

Omayyad Mosque – Damascus, Syria

A Jewel of Islamic Architecture Getting lost in the backstreets of its Old City is reason enough to spend a …

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Krak Des Chevaliers – Syria

Krak Des Chevaliers – Syria

A Lonely Crusader Outpost Impervious to the Onslaught of Time In 1909, before he was Lawrence of Arabia, twenty-year-old T. …

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The Covered Souks of Aleppo – Syria

The Covered Souks of Aleppo – Syria

The World’s First Shopping Mall Since Roman times, Aleppo has been a major trading center between Asia and the Mediterranean, …

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