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Damascus april 2009  7937.jpg
04-APR-2009

Damascus april 2009 7937.jpg

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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.

Nikon D3
1/1600s f/8.0 at 14.0mm iso500 full exif

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