Kanawat

Kanawat

 

Located 100 km south east of Damascus and 7 km north east of Suwaida, Kanawat was an important city under the Roman era especially in 60 BC when it was a member of the "Decapolis", the ten most important cities in the region.

 

Kanawat

 

The remains of the Sun God temple dates back to the second century is located in the middle of the town

 

 

The remains of the Sun God temple dates back to the second century is located in the middle of the town

 

 

The central ruins called the ‘Saraya’ consists of two temples which later became churches in the forth and fifth century

 

 

The central ruins called the ‘Saraya’ consists of two temples which later became churches in the forth and fifth century

 

 

The central ruins called the ‘Saraya’ consists of two temples which later became churches in the forth and fifth century

 

 

The central ruins called the ‘Saraya’ consists of two temples which later became churches in the forth and fifth century

 

 

The remains of the Water God temple are situated near the ‘Saraya’

 

 

The remains of the Water God temple are situated near the ‘Saraya’

 


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