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Damascus, Syria – January 2008: Umayyad mosque in Damascus has been for 3000 years a place of worship starting with an Aramaens temple to the god Hadad – over the years Jupiter with the Romans, then Christ and lastly in 636 AD Muslims entered Damascus. It houses a shrine of John the Baptist. (Photo by Christopher Herwig)

This crazy evil building was discovered at Flickr by user herwigphoto.com . Original date: 2008-03-12 18:39:14

Tagged: , Arabic , Asia , Axis of Evil , Color Image , Damascus , Middle East , Travel , Umayyad mosque , Vertical , islam , mosque , muslim , religion , silk road , Syria

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