Every Tunisian city has a Great Mosque, but the one in Kairouan is the most important. It is the oldest mosque in North Africa and commonly regarded as the fourth holiest site in Islam.

Facts & Stats on the Great Mosque of Kairouan

Go Historic ID
318933
Names
Grande Mosqée de Kairouan
Great Mosque of Kairouan
Sidi Oqba Mosque
Dates
863
Tags
World Heritage Site#499; since 1988

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Great Mosque of Kairouan - Kairouan, Tunisia