Nur al-Din Mosque

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Nur Al-Din Mosque
جامع نور الدين
Hama-AlNouri minaret.jpg
The minaret of Nur al-Din Mosque
Basic information
Location Syria Hama, Syria
Geographic coordinates 35°8′6″N 36°45′9″E / 35.13500°N 36.75250°E / 35.13500; 36.75250Coordinates: 35°8′6″N 36°45′9″E / 35.13500°N 36.75250°E / 35.13500; 36.75250
Affiliation Islam
Region Levant
Status Active
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Zengid
Completed 1172
Specifications
Minaret(s) 1
Materials Basalt, Limestone, Tiles

The Nur Al-Din Mosque (Arabic: جامع نور الدين‎, transliteration: Jami Nur al-Din) is a Zengid-era mosque in Hama, Syria.[1]

The mosque was profoundly damaged in the 1982 shelling of the city and subsequently restored to its current state.

Prior to 1982 shelling
After shelling

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nur al-Din Mosque Archnet Digital Library.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Rihawi, Abdul Qader (1979). Arabic Islamic Architecture: Its Characteristics and Traces in Syria. Publications of the Ministry of Culture and National Leadership.