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Mosque Name: Rahba Mosque

Country: Syria

City: Rahba

Year of construction (AH): 215

Year of construction (AD): 830

GPS: 35.00676 40.424521

Gibson Classification: Between

Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never


The Qibla Direction of this mosque is around 204 degrees so it faces a Between qibla.

Marie-Odile Rousset did the excavation. Her report is called: La mosquée de Rahba. This site is also known as Rehobat on the River in ancient times. There is a castle close to the mosque that interests most people. The mosque has been filled in with sand after the excavation.

The floor plan of the mosque, during the earliest times.

The floor plan of the mosque, during the earliest times.

The nearby qasr or castle.

The nearby qasr or castle.

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