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14-APR-2009

Damascus april 2009 0361.jpg

Damascus, Syria view map

The citadel. It was erected in 1078 by the Seljuks, a Turkish people, using stone taken from the walls of the city. It has a moat, but unlike any other citadel in Syria does not lie on higher ground, but is level with the city. The citadel has been overhauled several times. I did not find it opened, so can only show shots of its outside.

A view from a pedestrian crossing of a major artery in the centre.

Nikon D3
1/320s f/8.0 at 55.0mm iso200 full exif

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