Mosque Name: Amman Umayyad Palace and Mosque

Country: Jordan

City: Amman

Year of construction (AH): 112 AH

Year of construction (AD): 730 AD

GPS: 31°57’16.48"N 35°56’4.53"E

ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/3545

Original Qibla: Mecca

Rebuilt facing Mecca: na

Description:

The second set of Umayyad buildings on the Amman Jordan citadel were built around 740 AD. So far, it has not been possible to absolutely date the time of construction of these buildings. The original Umayyad buildings faced the Between position (lower left), but the newer buildings (palace and mosque) built after the death of Hajjaj faced Mecca.

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