The Beauty of Syria

With all the conflict in Syria it is easy to forget the immense beauty one can find there. From ancient landmarks like the Roman Amphitheater to spiritual settings such as the Umayyad Mosque, Syria contains a wealth of cultural attractions.

 The Roman amphitheater in Bosra, Syria is one of the best preserved in the world. 2H0433.

 The Roman amphitheater in Bosra, Syria is one of the best preserved in the world. 2H0433.

A colossal basalt lion found during the 1955 excavation at Ain Dara temple. Can you spot a lizard? BY6494

A colossal basalt lion found during the 1955 excavation at Ain Dara temple. Can you spot a lizard? BY6494

Pakistani pilgrims pray in the Umayyad mosque, built 705-715 AD by the Caliph Walid the first; Damascus, Syria. BY6441

Pakistani pilgrims pray in the Umayyad mosque, built 705-715 AD by the Caliph Walid the first; Damascus, Syria. BY6441