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
LocationSyria Hama, Syria
Geographic coordinates35°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
AffiliationIslam
RegionLevant
StatusActive
Architectural description
Architectural typeMosque
Architectural styleZengid
Completed1172
Specifications
Minaret(s)1
MaterialsBasalt, 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
Prior to 1982 shelling
After 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.