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Friday, May 6, 2011

Castle in Palmyra, Syria

Castle at Palmyra, Syria

View of Valley of Funeral Towers from Castle

View of Palmyra Ruins from Castle

Inside Castle

Steps and Hallway in Castle
The Castle at Palmyra,Qala'at ibn Maan, was built in the 17th century by a Lebanese warlord to control the Syrian desert. It is very likely that there was some sort of fort here well before then. The castle is surrounded by a moat cut from solid rock which is crossed by a footbridge.

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