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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)

Thanks to Flickr (herwigphoto.com ) for this amazing evil building. Original date: 2008-03-11 22:37:23

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