Dome of the Treasury
Mausoleum of Saladin
In the small archaeological garden that lies along the north wall of the Umayyad Mosque are a few columns dating back to the original...
In the centre of the Umayyad Mosque courtyard is an odd square-shaped Ablutions Fountain topped by a wooden-canopied pulpit, while...
There are three minarets in the Umayyad Mosque dating from the original construction, each of which was renovated and restored by the...
This place is popular with locals as much as tourists – Arab families pack the place over summer. Look for the sign ‘Rest. Al Ezz Al...
Dome of the Treasury information
The small octagonal structure on the western side of the Umayyad Mosque courtyard, decorated with intricate 14th-century mosaics and standing on eight recycled Roman columns, is the Dome of the Treasury, once used to keep public funds safe from thieves.