Explore these ideas and more!

Sumptuous mosaics of the Ummayad Mosque, Damascus, Syria.

Sumptuous mosaics of the Ummayad Mosque, Damascus, Syria.

قبر الجندى المجهول.  الاسكندرية

قبر الجندى المجهول. الاسكندرية

Fig. 13 Umayyad Mosque (building) Damascus, Syria - 715 - Marble, glass, Use: Mosque, used for prayer Significance: Mosaic in particular- Landscape of paradise where true believers go after death. Mosaic decoration showing fantastic landscape

13 Umayyad Mosque (building) Damascus, Syria - 715 - Marble, glass, Use: Mosque, used for prayer Significance: Mosaic in particular- Landscape of paradise where true believers go after death. Mosaic decoration showing fantastic landscape

https://flic.kr/p/bR1cup | Old House In Aleppo, Syria | Aleppo was famous for its architecture; for its attractive churches, mosques, schools and baths, as an important center of trade between the eastern Mediterranean kingdoms and the merchants of Venice, Aleppo became prosperous and famous in the centuries preceding the Ottoman era  © Eric Lafforgue  www.ericlafforgue.com

Ever since he was young, he has been fascinated by far away countries and travelling, and spent some time in Africa, unknowingly retracing Monfried and Joseph Kessel’s footsteps when he was 10 years old in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Yemen.

Hotel Baron, v ktorom bývala Agatha Christie a kde napísala román Vražda v Orient Exprese

The Baron hotel in Syria, where Agatha Christie stayed while working at the novel Murder on the Orient Express

saint simeon, syria

saint simeon pilgrimage church - looking through the narthex to the first basilica.

One of the great wonders of the medieval world is a very tall, heavily ornamented minaret nestled in a green valley at the edge of the Jam river in what is now Afghanistan. Often called the Minaret of Jam, the monument was almost a millenium ago illuminated by a torch at its top, and surrounded by a thriving town with small industries and outlying farms.

A medieval monument to religious pluralism, hidden in the mountains of Afghanistan

One of the great wonders of the medieval world is a very tall, heavily ornamented minaret nestled in a green valley at the edge of the Jam river in what is now Afghanistan. Often called the Minaret of Jam, the monument was almost a millenium ago illuminated by a torch at its top, and surrounded by a thriving town with small industries and outlying farms.

Khan-e Borujerdi a traditional 19th century Persian home in Kashan, Iran

Khan-e Borujerdi a traditional century Persian home in Kashan, Iran

beittedine Palace

12 epic pic of Beiteddine Palace.

Photo by: Abdulhameed Shamandour  Location: Old Damascus, Syria

Photo by: Abdulhameed Shamandour Location: Old Damascus, Syria Medhat Basha Market

Columned Ancient Street, Apamea, Syria

Roman Architecture, Ancient Ruins, Ancient History, Roman Empire, Eric Lafforgue, Civilization, Monuments, Middle East, Columns

Wall , old houses, Damascus

Wall , old houses, Damascus

by twiga_swala on Flickr.  Great Mosque of the Umayyad in Aleppo, Syria.

Great Mosque of the Umayyad in Aleppo, Syria. Destroyed on Apr 2013

image29.jpeg (3824×2267)

image29.jpeg (3824×2267)

manial palace - Recherche Google

manial palace - Recherche Google

Pinterest
Search