Al-Adiliyah Mosque

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Al-Adiliyah Mosque
جامع العادلية
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Al-Adiliyah mosque
Al-Adiliyah Mosque is located in Aleppo
Al-Adiliyah Mosque
Location within Aleppo
Basic information
Location Syria Aleppo, Syria
Geographic coordinates 36°11′49″N 37°09′39″E / 36.1969°N 37.1607°E / 36.1969; 37.1607Coordinates: 36°11′49″N 37°09′39″E / 36.1969°N 37.1607°E / 36.1969; 37.1607
Affiliation Islam
Region Levant
Status Active
Architectural description
Architect(s) Mimar Sinan (alleged)
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture
Completed 1551 or 1557
Specifications
Dome(s) 1
Minaret(s) 1
Materials Stone

Al-Adiliyah Mosque (Arabic: جامع العادلية‎) is a mosque complex in Aleppo, located to the west of the Citadel, in "Al-Jalloum" district of the ancient city, few meters away from Al-Saffahiyah mosque. The mosque was built by the Ottoman governor of Aleppo Muhammed Pasha in 1551[1] or 1557.[2] It is considered to be one of the oldest mosques of the Ottoman period in Aleppo after the Khusruwiyah Mosque.

The complex is built at the southern entrance of the covered suq of ancient Aleppo.

The name of the mosque is derived from the Arabic word al-Adl (Arabic: العدل‎) -meaning: justice- as the complex is located adjacent to the former House of Justice or Dar al-Adl (Arabic: دار العدل‎) of Aleppo.

The mosque has a large prayer hall preceded by an arcade, with a dome, a mihrab with local faience tiles.

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