In pictures: Syria's landmarks erased by war - Al Jazeera English

In pictures: Syria's landmarks erased by war

Two years after the start of the uprising, much of the country is unrecognisable.

Since the spring of 2011, many provinces of this country have been turned into war zones, destroyed both by government shelling and fighting between the army and rebels. Al Jazeera has gathered pictures of some of the nation's landmarks - before the uprising, and as they are today.

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