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Damascus 2010 1559.jpg
07-OCT-2010

Damascus 2010 1559.jpg

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This is the Al Merjeh or Martyrs Square. It used to be the centre of the city, which it no longer is. The martyrs are the people killed when the French mandate came to an end. The river Barada flows - rather channelled - along a column that must be the monument proper.

The view from the southeastern corner.

Nikon D3
1/400s f/8.0 at 27.0mm iso200 full exif

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