Detail Of The Omayyad Mosque With Mosaics , Damascus , Syria , Middle East . The ...
Stockphoto ID: 1981761
File name: Syria_9_Damascus_OmayadMosque_g2.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
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Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: detail of the omayyad mosque with mosaics , damascus , syria , middle east . the omayyad mosque stands at the heart of the old city at the end of souq al hamidiyeh . it was built by the omayyad caliph al walid ibn abdul malek in 705ad when damascus was the capital of the arab islamic empire . it became an architectural model for hundreds of mosques .