Qasr Abu Samrah
|Qasr Abu Samrah
قصر أبو سمرة
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Qasr Abu Samrah (Arabic: قصر أبو سمرة) is a village and archaeological site in Syria, administratively a part of the Hama District of the Hama Governorate, located 31 kilometers (19 mi) northeast of Hama city. Nearby localities include Zughba to the north, al-Tulaysiyah to northwest, al-Junaynah to the west, Fan al-Shamali and Qasr al-Makhram to the southwest, Duma to the southeast, and al-Hazim to the northeast.
Qasr Abu Samrah contains the ruins of a Byzantine-era tower and church, both of them not well-preserved. The church was built completely from basalt. One row of five columns, out of the original two, remains standing,large doorway of the structure.
- Boulanger, Robert (1966). The Middle East, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Iran. Hachette.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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