Qasr al Hayr al Sharqi entrance

Qaṣr al-Ḥayr al-Sharqī

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi is an early Islamic palace in the Syrian desert, 97 km northeast of Palmyra. English names: Eastern al-Hayr Palace, Eastern Castle Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi History The remains of the palace were excavated between 1964 and 1972 and consist of an outer enclosure with sluice gates and surrounding an area of about 7 […]

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Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevalier is a crusader castle in Syria. It is generally considered to be the finest of all crusader castles. Krak des Chevaliers History Krak represents the ultimate development of crusader fortification. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006. The stone castle of Krak occupies a dominant hilltop, near two

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