Mosque Name: Masjid al-Umawi
Year of construction (AH): 106 AH
Year of construction (AD): 725 AD
GPS: 31°56’59.16"N 35°56’5.15"E
Original Qibla: unknown
Rebuilt facing Mecca: 1924
This Ottoman style mosque was rebuilt using striking pink-and-white stone in 1924 by the late King Abdullah I on the site of an ancient mosque built originally by Omar ibn Al-Khattab the 2nd Caliph of Islam. It is probably also, the site of the Cathedral of Philadelphia. The modern mosque faces Mecca.