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Although built some 700 hundred years ago by Abu Said Al-Mubarak Bin Ali Al-Mukharrami, this school is famous for being the living and teaching place of his pupil, Sheikh Abd Al-Kadir Al-Gailani. The Sufi Sheikh was later burried at this site in 1165. The Ottoman Sultan, Sulaiman the Magnificent, laid the foundation plans for much of ...
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al Khulafa mosque, Baghdad, Iraq

al Khulafa mosque, Baghdad, Iraq

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Saddam Grand Mosque - Built on Old Runway

Saddam Grand Mosque - Built on Old Runway

IRQ News, 10 December 1997, Web posted at: 04:46 GST, Dubai time (00:46 GMT)

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein has approved the design for what he calls the world's largest mosque, a domed hall capable of holding 30,000 worshipers alongside a huge artificial lake shaped like a map of the Arab world.

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Mosque of Samarra with spiral ziggurat, Iraq

Mosque of Samarra with spiral ziggurat, Iraq

Ruins of a huge mosque 2500 years old, with spiral tower famous to artists and architects. Located approx. 80 miles northwest of Baghdad. See novel "Appointment in Samarra" by John O'Hara.

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Firdos Square - Iraq (v2)

Firdos Square - Iraq (v2)

This is the site of the toppling of Saddam Hussein's statue on 9 April 2003. The statue stood on the south end of the oval and is still visible in this image. The mosque with the blue dome on the southeast side is the 14th of Ramadan Mosque. The large building on the northwest corner of the square is the Palestine Hotel.

I updated the description of the placemark to include a ...
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Ibn Tulun Mosque, Cairo

Ibn Tulun Mosque, Cairo

Reflecting the characteristics of Abassid art, This beautiful mosque is featured on the Egyptian five pound note. It is the oldest preserved mosque in Egypt.
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The Grand Mosque - Kuwait

The Grand Mosque - Kuwait

The Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in the state of Kuwait. Its area spans 45,000 square meters, out of which the building itself covers 20,000 square meters. The main prayer hall is 72 meters wide on all sides, has 21 teakwood doors, and has lighting provided by 144 windows. The dome of the mosque is 26 meters in diameter, and 43 meters high, and is decorated with the "Asma al-hosna&qu...
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Siddi Mosque

Siddi Mosque

The most famous mosque in Ahmedabad is Sidi Sayed Mosque, acclaimed for it's splendid Jhali screen, framed, in the ten semi-circular windows. It is a superb example of delicate carving that transforms atone into filigree.
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Banya Bashi Mosque in Sofia

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Mosque of Medina

Mosque of Medina

Tomb of the prophet Mohammed, his daughter, Fatima and the caliph, Omar. Usually visited as part a pilgrimage to Mecca (or hajj).

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul

Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul

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