Restoration works continue at Krak des Chevaliers, Homs

Homs, SANA- Restoration and rehabilitation work continues in Krak des Chevaliers in Homs western countryside for several important halls and paths within the castle.

The director of the castle, Eng. Hazem Hanna told SANA reporter that within the framework of MoU signed in 2021 between the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums and the Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East of the Syriac Orthodox, the work is underway to carry out the third phase of the MoU, including strengthening the northern wall of the southern stable overlooking the moat.

Hanna pointed out that the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums has restored the facade of the corridor located in the inner castle yard and the entrance to the knight’s tower.

During the past year, the joint Syrian-Hungarian mission documented the collapsed stones of decorations, collected their parts in a systematic way, and using the numbering system for these stones, in addition to the work of installing wall drawings in the church tower, he noted.

Nisreen Othman / Shaza Qriema

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