Great Mosque of Damascus (Umayyad Mosque) Damascus, Syria

Great Mosque of Damascus (Umayyad Mosque)
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This historic 7th-century mosque stands on a site that has been sacred since 1000 BC. It has medieval mosaics on the facade and a shrine to John the Baptist inside.

Go Historic ID
249780
Best Known As
Great Mosque of Damascus (Umayyad Mosque)
Full Name
Great Mosque of Damascus (Umayyad Mosque)
Coordinates
33.511585° N, 36.306322° E  (map)
Address
Damascus, Syria
Tags
Umayyad style/period
Syria Middle East
Damascus Damascus Governorate, Syria
Middle East continent