All Places From: Syria

Palmyra, Syria

Palmyra, Syria

A mirage of the past By Aristotel Kallis

Krak des Chevaliers, Syria

Krak des Chevaliers, Syria

  Krak des Chevaliers is a Crusader castle in Syria, east of Tartus, and is considered one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world. The site was first inhabited in the 11th century by a settlement of Kurds; as a result it was known as Hisn al Akrad, meaning the “Castle of the Kurds”. In 1142 it ...