Great Mosque of Damascus (Umayyad Mosque) Damascus, Syria

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.

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319531
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Great Mosque of Damascus (Umayyad Mosque)
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33.511585° N, 36.306322° E

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Great Mosque of Damascus (Umayyad Mosque) (Damascus, Syria)
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March 21, 2015