Saffron Monastery

13 May 2013

Founded in 493 AD, the monastery was formerly the seat of the patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church from 1160 until 1932 when it relocated to Damascus. The monastery has 365 rooms - one for each day of the year.

Focal Length:24mm
Exposure:1/320 sec
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