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The great houses of Damascus are fairytale built in exotic styles that range from Roman and Mamluk to Ottoman Baroque. Behind the blank mud walls of the alleyways in the old town lie breathtaking interiors seldom visited by the outside world. The entrances of the houses, carefully designed so that no passerby can catch a glimpse inside, conceal courtyards filled with fountains and flowers, exquisite stone work, wall paintings, marble, and mother-of-pearl.
This beautifully photographed album of the architectural treasures of old Damascus tells the stories of the palaces, how they were built, and who has lived in them through the centuries. Today old Damascus is at a crossroads: the people who once lived in the great house have left them for the suburbs, and many buildings are falling into disrepair. The book provides a visual record of their beauty, and serves as a plea for the preservation of the heart of this ancient capital.
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