Hammouda Pacha Mosque

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Hammouda Pacha Mosque
مسجد حمودة باشا
Minaret Hammouda.JPG
Religion
AffiliationSunni Islam
Location
LocationTunis, Tunisia
Hammouda Pacha Mosque is located in Tunisia
Hammouda Pacha Mosque
Tunisia
Geographic coordinates36°47′54″N 10°10′15″E / 36.79833°N 10.17083°E / 36.79833; 10.17083Coordinates: 36°47′54″N 10°10′15″E / 36.79833°N 10.17083°E / 36.79833; 10.17083
Architecture
TypeMosque
Completed1655

Hammouda Pacha Mosque or Hamouda Pacha al Mouradi (Arabic: مسجد حمودة باشا‎) is a mosque in Tunis, Tunisia. It is an official historical monument.

Localization[edit]

This mosque is located in the Medina area of the city, in the Sidi Ben Arous street.

History[edit]

Built in 1655 by Hammouda Pacha, it is the second mosque to be built by the Hanafi rite in Tunis.[1]

Architecture[edit]

View from the inside of the mosque

The Hammouda Pacha mosque is known for its Turkish architecture. It has an octagon minaret and the hall of prayer is rectangular.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lieux de culte Municipalité de Tunis" (in French). Government of Tunis. Archived from the original on August 11, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)