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Qanuta in the region of Homs is a place located in Syria - some 81 mi (or 130 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital.

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Local time in Qanuta is now 04:50 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Su'ud, Shin, Qanuta, Krak des Chevaliers or Nasirah. When in this area, you might want to check out Amar al Hisn, Tall Kalakh, Shumaysah, Ayn at Tinah, Cheikhlar and El Barde as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Mashta azar drive

05:32 min ( November 11, 2008 by souria25)
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Mashta azar drive

Syrien - der Krak des Chevaliers und die...

09:18 min ( March 24, 2010 by Lars Hoffmann)
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Auf einer Reise mit Eberhardt durch den Libanon, Syrien und Jordanien beeindruckte uns eine alte Kreuzritterburg. Doch bevor wir diese Burg besichtigten, haben wir am Abend zuvor noch ein kleines grie...

Canto a Allah en el Krak de los Caballer...

00:35 min ( September 16, 2008 by Daniel Lobato)
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La magnífica resonancia y sonoridad de una de las capillas del castillo cruzado del Krak de los Caballeros en Siria

Krak des Chevaliers walk around the Batt...

02:22 min ( March 20, 2010 by Beran1979)
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One of the undefeated and greatest castles of the world. Build by the Curusaders it was an important part of the defenses of the region. Walk around the Battlements with views of the castle and the su...

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Interesting facts about this location

Homs Gap

The Homs Gap (also called the Akkar Gap) is a relatively flat passage in the Orontes River Valley of southern Syria. Nicknamed the "gateway to Syria," the gap separates the An-Nusayriyah Mountains and Jebel Zawiyah from the Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon mountains. The small Nahr al-Kabir river runs down the Gap to the Syrian coast to the Mediterranean Sea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.68, 36.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Homs Governorate, Mountain passes of Syria, Trade routes, Valleys of Syria


Chadra is a Lebanese village of Akkar villages in the State of the North Lebanon. Located in a pool of villages called Al dourayb.

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Located at 34.68, 36.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Lebanon

Wadi al-Nasara

Wadi al-Nasara is a popular tourist site in western Syria, close to the Lebanese border and administratively belonging to the governorate of Homs. Most people in the area are Christian.

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Located at 34.68, 36.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Valleys of Syria

Wadi International University

Wadi International University, commonly referred to as the German Syrian University, is a private, internationally oriented university, located in Wadi al-Nadara in Syria. WIU is widely considered one of the most prestigious and selective private universities in Syria. The university was founded by German Syrian immigrants living in Germany with strong connections to German higher education institutions.

More reading: Wadi International University homepage
Located at 34.68, 36.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Homs, Education in Homs, Educational institutions established in 2005, Universities in Syria

Saint George's Monastery, Homs

Saint George Monastery or Deir Mar Georges is a historic Antiochian Orthodox monastery located in northwestern Syria's "Valley of the Christians" (وادي النصارة, Wadi al-Nasara) in the town of Meshtaye, a village belonging to the Homs Governorate, just a few kilometers north of the famous castle Krak des Chevaliers. The valley is a regional center of Greek Orthodox Christianity since the 6th century.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.68, 36.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Homs Governorate, Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Christian monasteries in Syria