Sacred Sites and Religious Places of Syria

Convent of Our Lady, Seidnaya
The Virgin Mary appears to Justinian with the plans for the convent of Seidnaya (© Hovic).
Straight Street (Via Recta), Damascus
Monumental arch and souq at the center of Straight Street (© Vinayak Nagaraj
The spectacular Roman theater at Bosra. Photo © Peter Brubacher
Krak des Chevaliers
Krak des Chevaliers, perhaps the best Crusader castle there is. Photo: A travers.
Monastery of Mar Mousa al-Habashi
The remarkable frescoes of Mar Mousa Monastery, Syria (photo © Hovic).

The Greek Orthodox monastery of St. Thecla (Mar Takla).

Icons in Mar Takla monastery, Maalula. Photo © Peter Brubacher.

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