Mosque Name: El Salvador Mosque

Country: Spain

City: Toledo

Year of construction (AD): 800-899

GPS: 39.856273 -4.026072

Gibson Classification: Parallel


The remains of this mosque were dated to 801-899 by research. There is an inscription on the site of a later structure dated to 432 / 1041 CE.

Gibson measured the Qibla as 140.4 (taken from the south wall of the structure, in the small alley. It may need ti be revised.

Evidence of a mosque was found inside this structure.

Evidence of a mosque was found inside this structure.


Gómez García de Marina, Miguel, and García Sánchez de Pedro, Julián, 2005. “La ornamentación de la mezquita de El Salvador”, Tulaytula: Revista de la Asociación de Amigos del Toledo Islámico 12: 71-91.

Calvo Capilla, Suzana, 2014. Las mezquitas de al-Andalus, Almería: Fundación Ibn Tufayl de Estudios Árabes, 676-679

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