Nur al-Din Madrasa

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Nur al-Din Madrasa
المدرسة النورية
Kuppel Nur ad-Din Madrasa.JPG
Domes of the Nur ad-Din Madrasa
Address
Suq al-Khayattin
Damascus
Syria
Information
Type Madrasa
Established 1167
Founder Nur al-Din
Campus Urban
Affiliation Islamic

The Nur al-Din Madrasa (Arabic: المدرسة النورية‎, al-madrasa an-nũriyya) is a funerary madrasa in Damascus, Syria. It is in the Suq al-Khayattin, inside the city walls. It was built in 1167 by Nūr ad-Dīn Zangī, atabeg of Syria, who is buried there. The complex includes a mosque, a madrasa, and the mausoleum of the founder. It was the first such complex to be built in Damascus.[1]

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  1. ^ Nur al-Din Madrasa and Mausoleum Archnet Digtal Library.