Qal‘at Nimrah
in Homs Governorate, Syria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
34.797 and 36.262 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 34° 47' 48" and E 36° 15' 44"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - SYP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, French, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:30 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:38 am and 7:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Syria in Western Asia

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Syria.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Syria. Last Update: 2024-07-23 08:23:02

Touring Qal‘at Nimrah

Qal‘at Nimrah in Homs Governorate is a town located in Syria about 89 mi (or 143 km) north of Damascus, the country's capital place.

Time in Qal‘at Nimrah is now 02:30 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports nearby Qal‘at Nimrah, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Bassel Al-Assad International Airport in a distance of 45 mi (or 73 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Syria is Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: An Nasirah, Al Bariqiyah, Al Hawash, Mashta al Hulw and Sabbah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

32°C (89 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

31°C (88 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 26th of July 2024

30°C (87 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Syrien - der Krak des Chevaliers und die Wasserräder von Hama

Published: March 24, 2010
Length: 17:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lars Hoffmann

Auf einer Reise mit Eberhardt durch den Libanon, Syrien und Jordanien beeindruckte uns eine alte Kreuzritterburg. Doch bevor wir diese Burg besichtigten, haben wir am Abend zuvor noch ein kleines.

Overlooking Krak des Chevaliers قلعة الحصن - Syria سوريا‎

Published: January 27, 2014
Length: 30:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rndomn8

Overlooking the Krak des Chevaliers in Syria. Krak Des Chevaliers (Listed Site),Crac des Chevaliers,قلعة الحصن,Krak de Şevalye,Крак де Шевалие,Krak dels Cavallers,Crac...

Krak des Chevaliers walk around the Battlements

Published: March 20, 2010
Length: 54:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Beran1979

One of the undefeated and greatest castles of the world. Build by the Curusaders it was an important part of the defenses of the region. Walk around the Battlements with views of the castle...

Krak des Chevaliers

Published: August 12, 2010
Length: 09:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mojputopis

Krak des Chevaliers, the crusaders castle in Syria.

Filming and Set of Cleopatra TV Series

Published: February 16, 2014
Length: 21:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rndomn8

While exploring the Krak des Chevaliers in Syria we witnessed some of the set and filming of the television series Cleopatra produced by the Egyptian and Syrian Government that went to air...

Homs: bombing of Crac des Chevaliers حمص : قصف قلعة الحصن

Published: March 12, 2014
Length: 49:16 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Protect Syrian Archaeology

Association for the protection of Syrian archaeology - Website : جمعية حماية الآثار السورية

قصف قلعة الحصن 15 11 2013 Krak de Chevaliers Bombing

Published: November 16, 2013
Length: 25:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Protect Syrian Archaeology

Association for the protection of Syrian archaeology - Website : جمعية حماية الآثار السورية

Crac des Chevaliers

Published: March 14, 2010
Length: 00:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Beran1979

View of the world's most famous castle from the battlements and from the highest tower.

Crac de Chevaliers édlise bombardée اثار الدمار الذي تعرضت له الكنيسة في قلعة الحصن

Published: March 14, 2014
Length: 07:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Protect Syrian Archaeology

Crac des Chevaliers: Results of the bombing of church Association for the protection of Syrian archaeology - Website : جمعية حماية الآثار السورية...


Published: February 27, 2012
Length: 26:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 19astrid57

Craq des Chevaliers und Saladinsburg im Norden von Syrien.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Saint George's Monastery, Homs

Saint George Monastery or Deir Mar Georges is a historic Antiochian Orthodox monastery located in northwestern Syria's "Valley of the Christians" (وادي النصارة, Wadi al-Nasara) in the town of Meshtaye, a village belonging to the Homs Governorate, just a few kilometers north of the famous castle Krak des Chevaliers. The valley is a regional center of Greek Orthodox Christianity since the 6th century.

Located at 34.7672, 36.2681 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Christian monasteries in Syria, Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Buildings and structures in Homs Governorate

Wadi International University

Wadi International University, commonly referred to as the German Syrian University, is a private, internationally oriented university, located in Wadi al-Nadara in Syria. WIU is widely considered one of the most prestigious and selective private universities in Syria. The university was founded by German Syrian immigrants living in Germany with strong connections to German higher education institutions.

Located at 34.7612, 36.3002 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Syria, Educational institutions established in 2005, Education in Homs, Buildings and structures in Homs

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Qalaat Nemra, Qal‘at Namirah, Qal‘at Nimrah, قلعة نمرة