Nabi Habeel Mosque

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Nabi Habeel Mosque
مسجد النبي هابيل
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The Mausoleum of Abel, son of Adam
Basic information
Location Syria Syria
Geographic coordinates 33°37′17″N 36°6′22″E / 33.62139°N 36.10611°E / 33.62139; 36.10611
Affiliation Shia Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 1599
Grave of Abel within the Mosque

Nabi Habeel Mosque (Arabic: مسجد النبي هابيل‎) is located on the west mountains of Damascus, near the Zabadani Valley, overlooking the villages of the Barada river (Wadi Barada), in Syria. This mosque is believed to contain the grave of Abel (Arabic: "Habeel" ), son of Adam as believed by Muslims, who are frequent visitors of this mosque for ziyarat. The mosque was built by Ottoman Wali Ahmad Pasha in 1599, and it is said to have 40 mihrabs.

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