The Great Mosque12 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Rue Sidi Abdelkader, Al-Qayrawan, Tunisia, Kairouan
- Phone: +216-76489133
- Tags: Mosque, Family And Kids
The Great Mosque of Kairouan was established in 670 AD by Uqba ibn Nafi, the Arab general and is spread across an area of nine thousand square metres. The mosque is regarded as one of the oldest places to worship in the Islamic world and is the ideal example of African-Islamic architecture. The mosque encompasses a prayer hall, a courtyard that’s paved with marble, along with a square minaret. Each and everything, right from the enclosure to the minaret, the domes to columns, and ceilings have been intricately designed. The mosque is historically significant and by visiting the Great Mosque of Kairouan, you would be able to admire and appreciate the splendid architecture and know more about its history.
How to Reach The Great Mosque
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