List of mosques in Jerusalem
This is a list of mosques in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem, considered the holiest city for Christians and Jews, was one of the earliest cities conquered by the Muslim Arabs. The Dome of the Rock is the oldest preserved Islamic structure in the world. Today the city still contains several mosques, including the Al-Aqsa mosque which served as the first qibla for about a year.
- Al-Aqsa Mosque - For the mosque known as the Mosque of Omar, see under "Ayyubids".
- Marwani Mosque is also known as the Musallah al-Marwani, it is located in the underground area in the south-eastern corner of al-Aqsa compound.
- Mosque of Omar
- Al-Khanqah al-Salahiyya Mosque is also known as the Khilwah (retreat) of Salah al-Din it was commissioned by the Ayyubid Sultan Saladin. Its only minaret is identical to that of Masjid Omar located south of the Holy Sepulchre. It is located north of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
- Sheikh Jarah Mosque - It was established as a Zawiyyah, Zawiyyah al-Jarrahiyya, a mosque-madrassah (educational institute) by Hussam al-Din al-Jarrahi. It is located in east Jerusalem on Nablus Road.
- Mosque of Al-Qala'a is situated within the Jerusalem Citadel, it was established during the Memluk era, and later on renovated several times. It is not a functional mosque and has been converted in to a Museum.
- Magharba Mosque is located in the south-western corner it has been converted into a museum, recently.
- Al Dissi mosque
- Sidna Omar Mosque (Lord Omar), mosque in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City
- Sheikh Loulou Mosque (Sultan Emir Badr al-Din Loulou) is a small mosque located in the north-western part of the old city of Jerusalem.
- Mosque of Khan al-Sultan (Sultan Barquq)
- al-Maulawiya Mosque is an older mosque transformed by the Crusaders into the Church of St Agnes and turned back into a mosque after their defeat
- Masjid Swiqat 'Allun is a small mosque situated in Swaikit 'Allun market, close to Bab al-Khalil (Jaffa Gate).
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- Abdeen Mosque (Arabic: مسجد عابدين) is the main mosque in the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in East Jerusalem, about 500 meters (1,600 ft) away from Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City walls. It was built by brothers Abdel Muhsin and Omar Abdeen in 1939.
- Shorbaje mosque was originally established as a Sebil Waqf (charitable fountain) for water dispensation, it was later on decommissioned with its original function when the city started to get its water from the city water mains. A small mosque was established on the premises.
- Mosque of David the Prophet
- Red Minerat mosque, also known as the Masjid Sheikh Rehan, is located on Hazariyah Ha'adom Street.
- Mosque of Dome of Moses
- Mosque of Bab Hattah
- Mosque of Suleyman's throne
- Mosque of Bab Al-Ghawanma
- Mosque of Dar al-Imam
- Mosque of Khan Al-Zeit
- Mosque of Suleyman al-Farsi
- Mosque of Raba'a Al-Adaweya
- Mosque of Al-Tur
- Mosque of Al-Hanablah
- Nebi Akasha Mosque also referred to as the Nebi Okasha Mosque is a small and historic mosque in the Western Jerusalem. It is believed to have been built close to the tomb of Prophet Muhammad's companion Ukasha ibn Mihsan.
- Khaldeya mosque
- Yacoubiya mosque
- Al-Buraq Mosque is located along the Western Wall of Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount). It is the interior space of the so-called Barclay's Gate. The date of its conscription is unknown.
- Al-Qormee Mosque
- Al-Karemi mosque
- Mosque of Al-Elmi
- Haret el-Arman mosque
- Haret el-Nasari Mosque
- Bazar mosque
- Masoudi mosque
- Hejazi mosque
- Mathana mosque
- Afghani mosque