El Jedid Mosque
The mosque was built in 1726 under the order of the sovereign Al-Husayn I ibn Ali at-Turki, founder of the Husaynid dynasty. It is part of an architectural complex which consists of the mosque, a madrasa and mausoleum in which Sidi Kacem did Sebabti was buried. Over the years it had many notable preachers including Sheikh Ahmed Bin Ali Mustafa year-Nemichi al Hanafi and Sheikh Mohamed Ben Ahmed Ben Hamda Sharif. The ceramic coating on the walls of the building was imported from Isnik, Turkey.
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