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Uzayr Destination Guide

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Uzayr in the region of Homs is a place located in Syria - some 78 mi (or 125 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital.

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Local time in Uzayr is now 11:47 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Uzayr, Uyun ash Sha'rah, Krak des Chevaliers, Homs or Nasirah. While being here, you might want to check out Tall Kalakh, Ayn at Tinah, Cheikhlar, Aandqet, El Qsair and Aadouiye as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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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...

Crac des Chevaliers

02:04 min ( March 14, 2010 by Beran1979)
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View of the world's most famous castle from the battlements and from the highest tower

Krak des Chevaliers

05:47 min ( December 26, 2010 by StewalMr)
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Syria - Crac Des Chevaliers

01:34 min ( August 10, 2009 by sonic581)
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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 34.63, 36.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Homs Governorate, Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Christian monasteries in Syria

Mish Mish

Mish Mish, also spelled Michmich, is a village located in the Akkar district in North Governorate of Lebanon. Mish Mish is situated 1100 metres above sea level in the mountainous terrain of the north. The closest major city to the village is Tripoli 45 km to the west; the Lebanese capital Beirut is 129 km to the southwest.

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Located at 34.63, 36.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Akkar District, Populated places in the North Governorate


Miniara (also transliterated Minyara) is a village in the District of Akkar, North Lebanon, 9 kilometers east of the Mediterranean Sea, and 3 kilometers south of Halba. The population is between 7,000 and 10,000. Miniara is the birthplace of Ibrahim BEIK El-SARRAF.

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Located at 34.63, 36.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Lebanon

Chastel Blanc

Chastel Blanc was built by the Knights Templar during the Crusades upon prior fortifications. Constructed on the middle hill of Safita's three hills, it offers a commanding view of the surrounding countryside, and was a major part of the network of Crusader fortifications in the area. From the roof, one can see from the Mediterranean Sea to the snow-covered mountains of Lebanon, and Tripoli.

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Located at 34.63, 36.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Tartus Governorate, Castles in Syria, Crusader castles, Knights Templar


Safita is a city in Tartous Governorate, northwestern Syria, located to the southeast of Tartous and to the northwest of Krak des Chevaliers. The city has a population of 33,000 and is almost equally splited between Greek Orthodox Christians and Alawites. It's situated atop three hills and the valleys between them, in the Syrian Coastal Mountain Range.

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Located at 34.63, 36.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Syria, Populated places in Safita District