Returning to Paradise

Russia, 2007

Damascus is considered the most ancient of the world’s existing cities.

This film tells the ancient story of the Grand Umayyad Mosque and of the difficult road to finding faith.

«Mysteries of World Architecture» is an eight-episode documentary that makes a fascinating journey to famous landmarks under the professional guidance of a Russian architect Nana Getashvili. Filmed all around the globe and featuring historical reconstructions, this miniseries decodes the language of architecture to reveal the surprising faces of civilizations and religions.