Syria – Castles and Ancient Ruins

Me and a guy from the hotel decided to head towards the Krak des Chevaliers castle and other ancients ruins just east of Hama. We arranged a driver to take us to these places. He couldn’t speak good English so it was difficult to know what we were looking at.

The Krak des Chevaliers castle is considered among the best preserved in the world. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Each of the photos are expandable.

Underground labyrinths:

Deep gorge:

I traveled with this guy from Thailand for today’s trip:

    

In the afternoon we visited St George monastery:

Finally towards the end of the day, we went to see some of the Dead Cities. Although I also went to see the Dead Cities from Aleppo, this portion was further south and was something I missed. Just below is an ancient tomb:

Ruins of Serjilla:

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