Mosque Name: Zarazoga Mosque

Country: Spain

City: Zarazoga

Year of construction (AH):

Year of construction (AD):

GPS: 41.654499 -0.875786

Gibson Classification: Parallel

Rebuilt facing Mecca: never


There is now a church built over the Zarazoga mosque. However, the orientation of the church faces north-east and the orientation of the mosque was south east, at 144 degrees, one of the popular Parallel Qibla directions.

The church from above

The church from above

The church

The church


Hernández Vera, José Antonio, 2004. “La mezquita aljama de Zaragoza a la luz de la información arqueológica”, ʾIlu. Revista de Ciencias de las Religiones 10: 65-91.

Calvo Capilla, Suzana, 2014. Las mezquitas de al-Andalus, Almería: Fundación Ibn Tufayl de Estudios Árabes, 698-702.

Almagro Gorbea, Antonio, 1993. “El alminar de la mezquita aljama de Zaragoza”, Madrider Mitteilungen 34: 325-347.

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