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


Original Qibla: Mecca

Rebuilt facing Mecca: na


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.





Page Discussion

Membership is required to comment. Membership is free of charge and available to everyone over the age of 16. Just click SignUp, or make a comment below. You will need a user name and a password. The system will automatically send a code to your email address. It should arrive in a few minutes. Enter the code, and you are finished.

Members who post adverts or use inappropriate language or make disrespectful comments will have their membership removed and be barred from the site. By becoming a member you agree to our Terms of Use and our Privacy, Cookies & Ad Policies. Remember that we will never, under any circumstances, sell or give your email address or private information to anyone unless required by law. Please keep your comments on topic. Thanks!