Tawhid Mosque

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جامع التوحيد
Tawhid and Saint George Alp.jpg
Tawhid Mosque
Basic information
Location Syria Aleppo, Syria
Geographic coordinates 36°12′52″N 37°09′12″E / 36.21444°N 37.15333°E / 36.21444; 37.15333Coordinates: 36°12′52″N 37°09′12″E / 36.21444°N 37.15333°E / 36.21444; 37.15333
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 1981
Specifications
Dome(s) 5
Minaret(s) 4

Tawhid Mosque (Arabic: جامع التوحيد) is a contemporary mosque in Aleppo, Syria, located on Khalil al-Hindawi street, on the right bank of the Queiq River.[1] It was opened in 1981 and features a combined style of the early Islamic Abassid architecture and modern mosques.

It has a large central dome surrounded with 4 smaller domes and 4 circular minarets. Its is surrounded with two churches and a small park.

The mosque is notable for being built in a largely Christian-populated district of Aleppo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twahid Mosque and Queiq River". Syria-news.com. Retrieved 2014-08-24.