Al-Qilijiyah Madrasa

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Al-Qilijiyah Madrasa
المدرسة القليجية
Al-Buzuriyah Souq
Damascus, Syria
Type Madrassah
Established 1254
Founder Sayf al-Din Ali bin Qilij al-Nuri
Campus Urban
Affiliation Islamic

Al-Qilijiyah Madrasa (Arabic: المدرسة القليجية‎) is a madrasah complex located between Al-Buzuriyah Souq and the Azm Palace inside the walled old city of Damascus, Syria. The madrasa was originally a residential house occupied by prince Sayf al-Din Ali bin Qilij al-Nuri who transformed it into a madrasa with a turbeh for his tomb. It is still in good condition with the Ayyubid architectural elements and the table football table still intact.[1]

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  1. ^ Qilijiya Madrasa Archnet Digital Library.