Ablaq Architecture

Ablaq Architecture

Ablaq is an architectural style in which the building walls consist of alternating horizontal lines in black and white. This style had emerged in Syria with the coming of the Mamluks....

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Antiques from Homs City 1

Antiques from Homs City 1

An altar endowed to the temple of sun in Homs by Elagabalus

A pillar with a Sultan’s decree engraved on....

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Antiques from Homs City 2

Antiques from Homs City 2

- Venus, the goddess of love and beauty....
- Traveler’s canteen
- Hercules Birth

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Khalid ibn al-Walid Mosque

Khalid ibn al-Walid Mosque

Locally known as “Sidi Khaled” Mosque”, located in the old city of Homs and it is considered one of the most important historical monuments in the city.....

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Old Bazaars

Old Bazaars

They are 13 bazaars distributed around the old city. They are characterized by their basalt floor and zinc roofs, the arches and stonework vaults. Nur ad-Din is considered the...

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Ottoman Hammam

Ottoman Hammam

The Ottoman Hammam is located in Bazar Bashi, one of the oldest markets in Homs and it was built in 1325 A.H. The architecture of the Hammam has a high sense of proportion and symmetry,....

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Al-Zahrawi Castle

Al-Zahrawi Castle

It is located in Omar Al-Mukhtar St. Palmyra Gate avenue and it is considered one of the most important old houses in Homs.....

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Saint Mary Church of the Holy Belt (Um az-Zinnar)

Saint Mary Church of the Holy Belt (Um az-Zinnar)

Um Al-Zinnar is located in Bustan Al diwan in the city of Homs, the official name of the church is Saint Mary Church of the Holy Belt......

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The Church of Saint Elian

The Church of Saint Elian

It was named after the Homsi martyr Saint Elian who was killed during the Roman persecution of Christians in the 13th century. The church was built in 432 A.D.....

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The Great Mosque of al-Nuri

The Great Mosque of al-Nuri

It is considered one of the greatest and oldest mosques in Homs. There are several disagreements regarding the origin of its building....

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The National Evangelical School

The National Evangelical School

The National Evangelical School (former known as the National Faculty) is one of the oldest schools in Syria. It was established in 1855...

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The New Clock Tower

The New Clock Tower

It is located in Jamal Abdul Nasser Square in the city center of Homs and it was built in 1957 after a Homsi expatriate called ....

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