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Ummayad Arches

Ummayad Arches

Anjar

Arches lead from the palace to the mosque. Masonry is of Byzantine origin with cut stone alternating with brick. which stabilized it in the event of earthquake. In the streets are remains of a sophisticated drainage and sewage system.

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