Al-Khanqah al-Salahiyya Mosque

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Al-Khanqah al-Salahiyya Mosque
Al-Khanka Mosque in the old Jerusalem.jpg
Ottoman period
Basic information
Location Christian Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem
Affiliation Islam
District Jerusalem
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman
Specifications
Minaret(s) 1

The al-Khanqah al-Salahiyya Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الخانقاه الصلاحية‎) is located in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.

History[edit]

The mosque is situated on the former palace of the Latin Patriarch. Following the Crusader surrender of Jerusalem to Salah al-Din in 1187, it became a convent for Sufi mystics. Its minaret was built in around 1417.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Winter, Dave & Matthews, John. Israel Handbook, p. 147. Footprint Travel Guides, 1999. ISBN 1-900949-48-2

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 31°46′43.68″N 35°13′45.53″E / 31.7788000°N 35.2293139°E / 31.7788000; 35.2293139