The Syria of today offers tourists as much a cultural experience as a sightseeing one, where ancient history provides a fascinating backdrop to everyday life on the streets                          



Section Twelve

Garden of the Museum: contains large-sized sculptures. Prominent 
The lion of Latakia, some Sarcophaguses, mosaics and statues.

In the garden of the Museum amongst the flowers, trees and long paths, the antiquities of considerable dimensions , are displayed. Here the beauty of nature is in harmony with the beauty of the creative works of man. The garden looks as If it were a museum in the open air.

There are steles, doors, windows, mosaics, capitals, sarcophaguses, statues of Palmyrene style and other statues of considerable dimensions made of basalt. 

Big sand-stone statue depicting a lion opening
 its mouth as if she were roaring. It stands on its front limbs,
between them, appears a head of a bull which is all that remained of its prey.
Found at Latakia .

Sand-stone Roman sarcophagus



Sand-stone of Palmyrene style


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