Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi is a castle or qasr located south-west of Palmyra on the Damascus road in Syria. It is a twin palace of Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, built by the Umayyad caliph Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik in 727 AD.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Homs Governorate

Site History: 8th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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