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The Sacred City - in multiple languages:

(21 articles) This 90 minute full-feature documentary film explores the founding of Islam. (2016) Dan Gibson introduces new discoveries about the origins of Islam. This film is available in over twenty languages …

Archaeology and Islam #02 - The Between Mosques:

Click below to watch the video Archeology and Islam #2 The Between Mosques do not face Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Who built them and why? Transcript Video #2 This is a general transcript of a Dan …

Parallel Facing Mosques:

The surviving early mosques of North Africa and Spain all faced a unique direction. None of them faced Mecca, or Petra, or the Between position.

Navigation and the Qibla #5 The Indian Circle:

An introduction to the Indian Circle, used by early Muslims to find Qibla directions. This is described to us by al-Battānī, Khwārazm, Ḥabash al-Ḥāsib and others. Transcript Navigation and the Qibla: …

Navigation and the Qibla #6 Indian Circle Issues:

The Indian Circle method of establishing ancient Qiblas did not take into account the curvature of the earth. How badly did this affect the Qiblas set with this method? This is the last video in a …

Q&A #07 The Rahat Mosque:

Click below to view the video Are media reports true that say the Rahat mosque is perhaps the oldest mosque in the world? Dan Gibson demonstrates that the Rahat mosque is not the oldest in the …

Q&A #08 Al-Aqsa:

Click below to watch the video: The Qur’an speaks of Al Aqsa over a hundred years before it was built in Jerusalem. So where was the original Al Aqsa described as being in Jiranah? …

Umayyad Qasrs:

While writing the book: Early Islamic Qiblas, it became increasingly evident that the original Qiblas of Umayyad mosques faced either to the city of Petra in Jordan, or to a spot half way between …

Humeima Tombs:

Mosque Name: Humeima Tombs Country: Jordan City: Humeima Year of construction (AH): 93 AD Year of construction (AD): 712 GPS: 29.949629 35.34612 Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Q&A #13 Umayyad Qasrs?:

Click below to watch the video: Dan Gibson examines over 20 Umayyad Qasrs. Does the Qibla affect their orientation? Why do some Qasrs not have mosques? Why are some Qasrs aligned differently than …

Aila Port (Ayla) (Aqaba):

The Nabataeans maintained a port at Aila at the northern end of the Gulf of Aqaba. This port was used almost exclusively by Arab ships as the Gulf of Aqaba was known for its foul winds, making it a …

Archaeology and Islam #29 Umayyad Qasrs :

Click below to watch the video: Transcript While writing the book: Early Islamic Qiblas, it became increasingly evident that the original Qiblas of Umayyad mosques faced either to the city of …

Archaeology and Islam #30 - The Origin of the Mihrab:

Did the prophet Muhammad initiate the use of the Mihrab or did it come later? Why do the first mosques have no mihrab? What was used to indicate the direction of prayer before the Mihrab was invented, …

Palmyra Central Mosque:

Mosque Name: Palmyra Central Mosque Country: Syria City: Palmyra Year of construction (AH): 18 Year of construction (AD): 640 GPS: 34°33′4.00″N,38°16′5.10″E ArchNet: …

Where was Al Aqsa?:

Video #36 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video. Hello, I’m Dan Gibson, and this is another Question and Answer video. Today’s question comes from Munir, but I have received similar …

'Umar ibn al-Khattab Mosque:

Mosque Name: Masjid ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab Country: Saudi Arabia City: Dawmat al-Jandal Year of construction (AH): 13 AH Year of construction (AD): 634 AD GPS: 29.811933° 39.867393° ArchNet: …

Salalah:

Mosque Name: Balid (Zofar) Mosque Country: Oman City: Salalah Year of construction (CE): 800-899 GPS: 17.005985 54.130585 Gibson Classification: Mecca For a Link to the Qibla Tool Click Here …

Quba Mosque:

Mosque Name: Quba Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: Medina Year of construction (AH): 1 AH Year of construction (AD): 622 AD GPS: 24.46’83.33°N 39.610833°E ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/548 …

Mosque of the Prophet:

Mosque Name: Mosque of the Prophet Country: Saudi Arabia City: Medina Year of construction (AH): 2 AH Year of construction (AD): 623 AD GPS: 24.468333°N 39.610833°E ArchNet: …

Janad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jamia-al-Janad Country: Yemen City: Janad Year of construction (AH): 6 AH Year of construction (AD): 627 AD GPS: 13°40’7.49” N 44°10’0.06"E ArchNet: …

Jawatha Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jawatha Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: Al-Kilabiyah Year of construction (AH): 8 AH Year of construction (AD): 629 AD GPS: 25°28’11” N 49°40’43” E Gibson …

Cheraman Juma Mosque:

Mosque Name: Cheraman Juma Country: India City: Methala, Karala Construction Date: 600-699 CE Claimed year of construction (AH): 8 AH Claimed year of construction (AD): 629 AD GPS: 10.223355° …

Prophet Yunus (Jonah) Mosque:

Mosque Name: Mosque of the Prophet Jonah Country: Iraq City: Mosoul Year of construction (AH): 16 AH Year of construction (AD): 637 AD GPS: 35° 8’3.87"N 36°44’55.63"E ArchNet: …

Kufa Grand Mosque:

Mosque Name: Kufa Grand Mosque Country: Iraq City: Kufa Year of construction (AH): 16 AH Year of construction (AD): 638 AD GPS: 32°01’43"N 44°24’03"E ArchNet: …

Imam Shafi'i Mosque:

Mosque Name: Imam Shafi ‘i’ Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: Jeddah Year of construction (AH): 649 AH Year of construction (AD): 1251 AD GPS: 21°29’10.42"N …

Hala Sultan Tekke:

Mosque Name: Hala Sultan Tekke Country: Cyprus City: Larnaca Year of construction (AH): 28 AH Year of construction (AD): 649 GPS: 34°53’6.56"N 33°36’38.53"E Gibson …

Sidi ‘Ukba Mosque:

Mosque Name: Mosque of Sidi ‘Ukba Country: Algeria City: Biska Year of construction (AH): 67 AH Year of construction (AD): 686 AD GPS: 34°44’57.81”N 5°53’50.99”E Gibson Classification: Parallel …

Dome of the Rock:

Mosque Name: Dome of the Rock Country: Israel City: Jerusalem Year of construction (AH): 65 AH Year of construction (AD): 684 AD GPS: 31.7780°N 35.2354°E ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/2814 Gibson …

Zeila Qiblatain Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qiblatain Mosque (Mosque of the Two Qiblas) Country: Somalia City: Zeila Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 7th century GPS: 11.353723° 43.471351° Gibson …

Khamis Mosque:

Mosque Name: Masjid al Khamis Country: Bahrain City: Manama Year of construction (AH): 99 AH Year of construction (AD): 717 AD GPS: Coordinates: 26.2082°N 50.5483°E ArchNet: …

Mosque of Rusafa, Iraq:

Mosque Name: Mosque of Rusafa Country: Iraq City: Baghdad Year of construction (AH): 105 AH Year of construction (AD): 724 AD GPS: 35.629169 38.758547 Gibson Classification: unknown Rebuilt facing …

Grand Hussein Mosque:

Mosque Name: Masjid al-Umawi Country: Amman City: Jordan Year of construction (AH): 106 AH Year of construction (AD): 725 AD GPS: 31°56’59.16"N 35°56’5.15"E Gibson …

Huajuexiang Mosque:

Mosque Name: Huajuexiang Mosque Country: China City: Xian Year of construction (AH): 124 AH Year of construction (AD): 742 AD GPS: http://archnet.org/sites/3973 ArchNet: …

Shibam Palace & Mosque:

Mosque Name: Shibam Palace Country: Yemen City: Shibam Year of construction (AH): 135 AH Year of construction (AD): 753 AD GPS: 5°55’35.62"N 48°37’31.83"E ArchNet: …

Fenghuang Mosque:

Mosque Name: Fenghuang Mosque Country: China City: Hangzhou Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 30°14’43.67"N 120°10’14.50"E ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/3971 Gibson …

Erbil GrandMosque:

Mosque Name: Old Sawafa Mosque Country: Iraq City: Erbil Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 36°11’0.70"N 44° 0’13.71"E Gibson Classification: Unknown (very possibly …

Guangzhou Mosque:

Mosque Name: Great Mosque of Guangzhou Country: China City: Guangzhou Year of construction (AH): 6 AH Year of construction (AD): 627 GPS: 23° 7’33.65"N 113°15’13.21"E ArchNet: …

Ishfan Mosque:

Mosque Name: Mashid i’Jami’ Ishfan Country: Iran City: Ishfan Year of construction (AH): 155 AH Year of construction (AD): 772 AD GPS: 32°40’10.96"N 51°41’6.80"E …

Job's Tomb & Mosque:

Mosque Name: Job’s Tomb Country: Oman City: Salallah Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 17° 6’42.00"N 53°59’38.57"E Gibson Classification: Unknown Rebuilt facing …

Kazmiyya Mosque:

Mosque Name: Shrine of Kazmiyya Country: Iraq City: Baghdad Year of construction (AH): 183 AH Year of construction (AD): 799 AD GPS: 33°22’47.20"N 44°20’17.08"E ArchNet: …

Al-Asha'ir Mosque:

Mosque Name: Al-Asha’ir Mosque Country: Yemen City: Zabid Year of construction (AH): 184 AH or 3rd century AH Year of construction (AD): 820 AD or 9th century GPS: 14°11’45.32"N …

Shibam Aqyan Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jamia’ al Kabir Country: Yemen City: Shibam Aqyan Year of construction (AH): 257 AH Year of construction (AD): 871 AD GPS: 15°30’33.55"N 43°54’10.49"E ArchNet: …

Fahraj Mosque:

Mosque Name: Fahraj Masjid i-Jami’ Country: Iran City: Fahraj Year of construction (AH): unkown Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 28°57’11.47"N 58°53’4.55"E ArchNet: …

Qiblatain Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qiblatain Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: Medina Year of construction (AH): 5 AH Year of construction (AD): 626 AD GPS: 24°29’2.72"N 39°34’43.17"E ArchNet: …

Hama Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jami’ Hama al-Kabir Country: Syria City: Hama Year of construction (AH): 15 AH Year of construction (AD): 637 AD GPS: 35° 8’3.87"N 36°44’55.63"E ArchNet: …

Fustat Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jami’ ‘Amr ibn al-‘As Country: Egypt City: Fustat Year of construction (AH): 21 AH Year of construction (AD): 642 AD GPS: 30° 0’38.74"N …

Dome of the Chain:

Mosque Name: Dome of the Chain Country: Israel City: Jerusalem Year of construction (AH): 55 AH Year of construction (AD): 674 AD GPS: 31.77785N 35.235808E Gibson Classification: Petra Rebuilt facing …

Humeima Abbas House:

Mosque Name: Humeima Abbas House Country: Jordan City: Humeima Year of construction (AH): 80 AD Year of construction (AD): 699 GPS: 29°56’59.64"N 35°20’45.33"E Gibson …

Seven Sleepers Mosque:

Mosque Name: Seven Sleepers Cave Mosque Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 7th Century GPS: 31°53’56.14"N 35°58’25.81"E …

Jerash Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jerash Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Jerash Year of construction (AH): 105 Year of construction (AD): 725 GPS: 32°16’44.96"N 35°53’28.71"E Gibson …

Aqaba Umayyad Mosque :

Mosque Name: Aqaba Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Aqaba Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 650 (according to former research) GPS: 29°31’52.06"N 35° …

Qasr Um Jemal & Congregational Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr Um Jemal & Congregational Mosque Country: Jordan City: Um Jemal Year of construction (AH): Year of construction (AD): 7th century GPS: 32°19’29.56"N …

Kathisma Church:

Mosque Name: Kathisma Church Country: Israel City: Bethlehem Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 31°44’21.74"N 35°12’46.99"E Gibson Classification: Petra Rebuilt facing …

Sana'a Great Mosque:

Mosque Name: Great Mosque Country: Yemen City: Ṣanʿā Year of construction (AH): 86 AH Year of construction (AD): 705 AD GPS: 15°21’11.28"N 44°12’54.80"E ArchNet: …

Khirbat al Minya:

Mosque Name: Khirbat al Minya Country: Israel City: Khirbat al Minya Year of construction (AH): 87 AH Year of construction (AD): 706 AD GPS: 32°51’56.40"N 35°32’11.72"E ArchNet: …

Wasit Mosque:

Mosque Name: Wasit Hajjaj Mosque Country: Iraq City: Wasit Year of construction (AH): 87 AH Year of construction (AD): 706 AD GPS: 32.190400 46.303899 Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing …

Tarik Khana Mosque:

Mosque Name: Masjid Tarik Khana Country: Iran City: Damghan Year of construction (AH): 89 AH Year of construction (AD): 708 AD GPS: 36.164323 54.354392 ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/1605 Gibson …

Al Aqsa Mosque:

Mosque Name: Al Aqsa Mosque Country: Israel City: Jerusalem Year of construction (AH): 90 AH Year of construction (AD): 709 AD GPS: 31°46’32.63"N 35°14’8.27"E ArchNet: …

Damascus Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jami’a al-Umawi al-Kabir Country: Syria City: Damascus Year of construction (AH): 91 AH Year of construction (AD): 709 AD GPS: 33°30’41.98” N 36°18’24.85"E …

Amman Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Amman Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): 82 AH Year of construction (AD): 710 AD GPS: 31°57’16.48"N 35°56’4.53"E Gibson …

Um Al Walid:

Mosque Name: Um Al Walid Country: Jordan City: Um Walid Year of construction (AH): 93 AH Year of construction (AD): 712 AD GPS: 31.646810 35.899799 West Qasr: Gibson Classification: Between East Qasr: …

Khann Zabib:

Mosque Name: Khirbet Khann al Zabib Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 93 AH Year of construction (AD): 712 AD GPS: 31°30’49.91"N 36° 6’2.63"E Gibson …

Khirbit al Mafjar Mosque:

Mosque Name: Khirbit al Mufjar Country: Israel City: Jericho Year of construction (AH): 95 AH Year of construction (AD): 714 AD GPS: 31°53’9.86"N 35°27’32.56"E ArchNet: …

Aleppo Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jami’a al Umawi al Kabir Country: Syria City: Aleppo Year of construction (AH): 96 AH Year of construction (AD): 715 AD GPS: 36.199492°N 37.156911°E ArchNet: …

Bosra Mosque:

Mosque Name: Mosque of Bosra Country: Syria City: Bosra Year of construction (AH): 102 AH Year of construction (AD): 721 AD GPS: 32°31’16.95"N 36°28’58.70"E ArchNet: …

Hayr al Gharbi Mosque:

Mosque Name: Hayr al Gharbi Qasr and Mosque Country: Syria City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 107 AH Year of construction (AD): 726 AD GPS: 34°20’39.77"N 37°35’3.67"E …

Banbhore Mosque:

Mosque Name: Banbhore Mosque Country: Pakistan City: Banbhore Year of construction (AH): 109 AH Year of construction (AD): 727 AD GPS: 24°45’8.64"N 67°31’21.11"E ArchNet: …

Hayr al Sharqi Mosque:

Mosque Name: Hayr al Sharqi Mosque Country: Syria City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 110 AH Year of construction (AD): 728 AD GPS: 35° 4’25.52"N 39° 4’14.92"E …

Amman Umayyad Palace and Mosque:

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 …

Zaytouna Mosque:

Mosque Name: Zaytouna Mosque Country: Tunisia City: Tunis Year of construction (AH): 115 AH Year of construction (AD): 732 AD GPS: 36°47’50.73” N 10°10’16.88"E ArchNet: …

Baalbeck Mosque:

Mosque Name: Baalbeck Mosque Country: Lebanon City: Baalbeck Year of construction (AH): 122 AH Year of construction (AD): 740 AD GPS: 0’26.03"N 36°12’25.59"E ArchNet: …

Mushatta Palace & Mosque:

Mosque Name: Mushatta Palace Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): 125 AH Year of construction (AD): 743 AD GPS: 31°44’17.42"N 36° 0’35.95"E ArchNet: …

Harran University Mosque:

Mosque Name: Harran University Mosque Country: Turkey City: Harran Year of construction (AH): 127 AH Year of construction (AD): 744 AD GPS: 36°51’57.99”N 39°1’51.24”E Gibson Classification: Between …

Mansur Mosque:

Mosque Name: Mosque of Mansur Country: Iraq City: Baghdad Year of construction (AH): 145 AH Year of construction (AD): 762 AD GPS: unknown location ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/5374 Gibson …

Ukhaydir Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr Ukhaydir Country: Iraq City: Kufa Year of construction (AH): 146 AH Year of construction (AD): 764 AD GPS: 32°26’25.91"N 43°36’13.39"E ArchNet: …

Ribat Fortress:

Mosque Name:Ribat Fortress and Mosque Country: Tunisia City: Ribat Year of construction (AH): 153 AH Year of construction (AD): 770 AD GPS: 35.827625 10.638728 Gibson Classification: Parallel Rebuilt …

Yammama Mosque:

Mosque Name: Yammama Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: Yamama/Al-Kharaj Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 24°11’31.79"N 47°21’7.27"E …

Qasr 'Azraq Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr ‘Azraq Mosque Country: Jordan City: ‘Azraq Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 31°52’48.62"N 36°49’38.78"E Gibson Classification: Between …

Sayh Ramdah Mosque:

Mosque Name: Sayh Ramdah Mosque Country: Oman City: Bowshar Year of construction: unknown GPS: 23°32’36.06"N N 58°23’54.99"E Original Qibla: Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: never For …

Ibra Qiblatain Mosque:

Mosque Name: Ibra Qiblatain Mosque Country: Oman City: Ibra Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 22.701938° 58.527554° Gibson Classification: Petra Rebuilt …

Yogharta Mosque:

Mosque Name: Yogharta Mosque Country: Morocco City: Beni Bouabdellah Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 34°49’16.54"N 2°30’11.43"W Gibson Classification: Parallel …

Bazaar Qaisariya:

Mosque Name: Bazaar Qaisariya Country: Iraq City: Erbil Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 36°11’26.10"N 44° 0’36.34"E Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing …

Sawaf Old Mosque:

Mosque Name: Sawafa Mosque Country: Iraq City: Erbil Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 36.183528 44.003195 Original Qibla: Unknown - the yard faces Petra …

Raqqa Mosque:

Mosque Name: Raqqa Mosque Country: Syria City: Raqqa Year of construction (AH): 155 AH Year of construction (AD): 772 AD GPS: 35°57’7.39"N 39° 1’15.64"E ArchNet: …

Bibi Samarkand Mosque:

Mosque Name: Bibi Samarkand Country: Uzbekistan City: Samarkand Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 39°39’38.39"N 66°58’49.57"E ArchNet: …

Abdul Qader Yagouri Mosque:

Mosque Name: Abdul Qader Yagouri Mosque Country: Algeria City: Béni Abbès Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th Century GPS: 30°08’00.5"N 2°09’50.3"W …

Cordoba Mosque:

Mosque Name: Cordoba Mosque Country: Spain City: Cordoba Year of construction (AH): 168 AH Year of construction (AD): 784 AD GPS: 37°52’45.23"N 4°46’46.46"W ArchNet: …

Qasr Al-Hallabat Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr Al-Hallabat Mosque Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AD): 705-740 AD Set according to texts GPS: 32° 5’35.51"N 36°19’40.96"E Gibson …

Uqba Ibn Nafi' Mosque (Kairouan):

Mosque Name: Jami’ Uqba Ibn Nafi & the Great Mosque of Kairouan Country: Tunisia City: Kairouan Year of construction (AH): 221 AH Year of construction (AD): 836 AD GPS: …

Samarra Mosque:

Mosque Name: Great Mosque of Samarra Sāmarrāʾ Country: Iraq City: Samarra Year of construction (AH): 232 AH Year of construction (AD): 847 AD GPS: 34°11’56.26"N 43°52’24.76"E …

Susa Mosque:

Mosque Name: Great Mosque of Susa Country: Tunisia City: Susa Year of construction (AH): 236 H Year of construction (AD): 850 AD GPS: 35°49’36.76"N 10°38’23.07"E ArchNet: …

Three Doors Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jami’a al-Abwab al Thalathah Country: Tunisia City: Kairouan Year of construction (AH): 252 AH Year of construction (AD): 866 AD GPS: GPS Coordinates: 35°40’44.01"N 10° …

Ibn Tulun Mosque:

Mosque Name: Ibn Tulun Mosque Country: Egypt City: Cairo Year of construction (AH): 263 AH Year of construction (AD): 876 AD GPS: 30°01’44"N 31°14’58"E ArchNet: …

Asnaq Mosque:

Mosque Name: Friday Mosque Country: Iran City: Asnaq Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 38° 3’42.97"N 47°11’20.90"E ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/5436 Gibson …

Nine Domed Mosque:

Mosque Name: Nine Domed Mosque Country: Afghanistan City: Haji-Piyada, Balkh Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 9th century GPS: 36°43’47.1"N …

Al Balid Mosque:

Mosque Name: Baliid Mosque Country: Oman City: Salalah Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 17° 0’21.45”N 54° 7’49.83”E Original Qibla: Mecca For a Link to …

Harat Friday Mosque:

Mosque Name: Harat Friday Mosque or the Blue Mosque Country: Afghanistan City: Harrat Year of construction (AH): 596 AH Year of construction (AD): 1200 AD GPS: 34°20’34.93"N …

Rabadha:

Mosque Name: Rabadha Town and Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: Rabadha Year of construction (AD): 800-899 Rabadha Mosque 1 GPS: 24.631142 41.290238 Gibson Classification: Between Rabadha Mosque Area …

Al-'Uqair:

The main port of Al-Ahsa on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, Al-‘Uqair is a large archaeological site containing old government buildings and a mosque built during the early days of King …

Massawa Mosque:

Mosque Name: Country: Eritrea City: Massawa Year of construction (CE): 600-699 GPS: 15.611981 39.480632 ArchNet: Gibson Classification: Petra (Jerusalem is very close as well) Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Zawilah Mosque:

Mosque Name: Zawilah Mosque Country: Lybia City: Zawilah Year of construction (AH): 69 Year of construction (CE): 688 GPS: 26.165547 15.125548 Gibson Classification: Parallel Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Siraf Congregational Mosque:

Mosque Name: Siraf Friday Mosque Country: Iran Year of construction (AD): 9th century GPS: 27.667298 52.335089 ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/3856 Gibson Classification: Mecca For a Link to the …

Siraf Early Mosque:

Mosque Name: Siraf Early Mosque Country: Iran, Year of construction (AD): 750 AD, GPS: 27.668227 52.331410, Gibson Classification: Petra, Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For a Link to the Qibla Tool Click …

Ali Shrine Najaf:

Name: The Shrine of Ali City: Najaf Country: Iraq Year of construction (AD): 786 GPS: 31.995885 44.314421 Gibson Classification: Petra QIbla Direction: North of Petra, south of Jerusalem Rebuilt …

Imam Riza Shrine:

Mosque Name: Imam Riza Shrine Country: Iran City: Mashhad Year of construction (AH): 201 Year of construction (CE): 817 GPS: 36.287371 59.614476 Gibson Classification: Mecca For a Link to the Qibla …

Husn Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Husn Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Hasn Year of construction (AH): 600-699 CE GPS: 32.489716° 35.880004° Gibson Classification: Faces Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never …

Great Mosque Kilwa:

Mosque Name: Great Mosque Kilwa Country: Tanzania City: Kilwa Year of construction (CE): 700-799 GPS: -8.959146 39.498294 ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/3779/media_contents/1606 Gibson …

Sal Mosque:

Mosque Name: Sal Mosque Country: Jordan City: Sal (near Irbid) Year of construction (AD): 700-799 CE GPS: 32.570451° 35.911254° Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: never For a Link …

Aydoun Grand Mosque:

Mosque Name: Aydoun Grand Mosque Country: Jordan City: Aydoun Year of construction (CE): 700-799 GPS: 32.506175 35.857349 Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: never For a Link to the …

Tibnah Mosque:

Mosque Name: Tibnah Mosque Country: Jordan City: Tibnah Year of construction (CE): 700-799 GPS: 32.477252° 35.727335° Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For a Link to the …

al Mudhmar Mosque:

Mosque Name: Al Midhmar Mosque Country: Oman City: Sahail Year of construction (AH): 6 Year of construction (AD): 627 GPS: 23.311637° 58.010857° Gibson Classification: Unknown Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Sidi Ghanem Mosque:

Mosque Name: Sidi Ghanem Mosque Country: Algeria City: Mila Year of construction (AH): 58 Year of construction (AD): 678 GPS: 36.450383° 6.271528° Original Qibla: Parallel For a Link to the Qibla Tool …

Dougga Mosque:

Country: Tunisia City: Ancient Dougga Year of construction (AH): 187 Year of construction (AD): 800 GPS: 36.422733° 9.218833° ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/15054 Gibson Classification: Parallel …

Moulay Idriss II Tomb and Mosque:

Country: Morocco City: Fez Year of construction (AH): 828 Year of construction (AD): 213 GPS: 34.06487 -4.974803 ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/1728/media_contents/122530 Gibson Classification: …

Sfax Great Mosque:

City: Tunisia Year of construction (AH): 850 Year of construction (AD): 236 GPS: 34.735887° 10.760843° ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/5373/media_contents/61886 Gibson Classification: Parallel For …

University of al-Qarawiyyin Mosque:

Country: Morocco City: Fez Year of construction (AH): 857 Year of construction (AD): 242 GPS: 34.064910° -4.973497° ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/1730in Gibson Classification: Parallel For a Link …

Mosque Sidi-Ghomrassen Graveyard:

Mosque Name: Sidi-Ghomrassen Country: Tunisia City: Djerba Year of construction (AH): 800-899 GPS: 33.874462° 10.866349° Gibson Classification: Parallel For a Link to the Qibla Tool Click Here …

Great Mosque of Mahdia:

Country: Tunisia City: Mahidia Year of construction (AH): 916 Year of construction (AD): 304 GPS: 35.503972° 11.071964° ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/3767/media_contents/155 Gibson …

Great Mosque of Beja:

Mosque Name: Medjez el Bab Country: Tunisia City: Beja Year of construction (AH): 333 Year of construction (AD): 944 GPS: 36.725183° 9.182850° Gibson Classification: Parallel For a Link to the Qibla …

Great Mosque of Sale:

Mosque Name: Great Mosque of Sale Country: Morocco City: Sale Year of construction (AH): Year of construction (AD): GPS: 36.725183° 9.182850° Gibson Classification: Parallel For a Link to the Qibla …

Grand Mosque of Tangier:

Country: Morocco City: Tangier Year of construction (AH): 592 Year of construction (AD): 1196 GPS: 35.785840° -5.809504° ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/6353 Gibson Classification: Parallel For a …

Barwada Mosque:

Mosque Name: Barwada Mosque Country: India City: Gujarat Year of construction (AD): 700-800 CE GPS: 21.692053 72.270851 Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For a Link to the …

Kilakarai Old Mosque:

Mosque Name: Kilakarai Old Mosque Country: India City: Kilakarai Year of construction 600-699 CE GPS: 9.234391 78.7836 Gibson Classification: Unknown Rebuilt facing Mecca: 1036 For a Link to the Qibla …

Palaiya Jumma Palli:

Mosque Name: Palaiya Jumma Palli Country: India City: Kilakarai Year of construction 600-699 CE GPS: 9.229489 78.785983 Gibson Classification: Unknown Rebuilt facing Mecca: 1036 For a Link to the …

Sultan Yaqub Tomb:

Mosque Name: Sultan Yaʿqūb Tomb Country: Lebanon City: Sultan Yaʿqūb GPS: 33.644314, 35.859838 Gibson Classificaton: Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: never Description: Who was Sultan Yaʿqūb? Uncovering …

Sultan Yaqub Mosque:

Mosque Name: Sultan Yacoub Country: Lebanon City: Sultan Yacoub GPS: 33.644409, 35.859977 Gibson Classification: Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: never For a Link to the Qibla Tool Click Here Description: …

Hasan Mosque and Tower:

Mosque Name: Hasan Mosque Country: Morocco City: Rabat Year of construction (AH): 591 Year of construction (AD): 1195 GPS: 34.023814 -6.822614 ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/2557 Gibson …

Kasbah Mosque:

Mosque Name: Kasbah Mosque Country: Morocco City: Marrakech Year of construction (AH): 586 Year of construction (AD): 1190 GPS: 31.617706 -7.988705 Gibson Classification: Parallel Rebuilt facing …

Koutoubia Mosque:

Mosque Name: Koutoubia Mosque Country: Morocco City: Marrakech Year of construction (AH): 548 Year of construction (AD): 1154 GPS: 31.623757 -7.993366 ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/1741 Gibson …

Kasbah Citadel Mosque:

Mosque Name: Kasbah Citadel Mosque, also known as The Mosque of the Kasbah, and also The Old Mosque. Country: Morocco City: Rabat Year of construction (AH): 544 Year of construction (AD): 1150 GPS: …

Magokk-i Attor Mosque:

Mosque Name: Magokk-i Attor Country: Uzbekistan City: Bukhara Year of construction (AH): 800-900 GPS: 39.773227 64.418328 Gibson Classification: Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For a Link to the …

Kalyan Mosque:

Mosque Name: Kalyan mosque Country: Afghanistan City: Herat Year of construction (AH): 712 CE Year of construction (AD): 92 AD GPS: 39.775917 64.414086 Original Qibla: Unknown, faces just north of …

Kashan Mosque:

Mosque Name: Kashan Mosque Country: Iran City: Kashan Year of construction 800-899 GPS: 33°59’1.57"N 51°26’36.92"E Gibson Classification: 240.7 Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For a …

Kashan Solatani Mosque:

Mosque Name: Kashan Solatani Mosque and Madrasa Country: Iran City: Kashan Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 33.982860° 51.447866° Gibson Classification: 255.2 (Petra) Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Agha Bozorg Mosque:

Mosque Name: Agha Bozorg Mosque Country: Iran City: Kashan Year of construction (AD): 18th century GPS: 33.978204 51.445279 ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/1625 Gibson Classification: 255.5 (Petra) …

Estakhr Suliman Mosque:

Mosque Name: Estakhr Suliman Mosque Country: Iran City: Estakhr, Persepolis 93 AH Year of original construction: unknown Possibly 712 CD GPS: 29.979923 52.910150 Gibson Classification: Unknown For a …

Ghayen Mosque:

Mosque Name: Ghayen Mosque Country: Iran City: Gayen Year of construction (AH): 796 AH GPS: 33.725862° 59.193315° Original Qibla: 255.1 (Between) Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For a Link to the Qibla …

Abarkuh Mosque:

Mosque Name: Abarkuh Congregational Mosque Country: Iran City: Abarkuh Year of construction (AH): Unknown (800-899) Year of construction (AD): Unknown GPS: 31.130353° 53.285296° ArchNet: …

Mianchal Mosque:

Mosque Name: Mianchal Mosque and Madrasa Country: Iran City: Kashan Year of construction (AD): unknown (Current building 1500s) GPS: 33.985076° 51.448252° Gibson Classification: 247.2 (Between) For a …

Sorkhe Mosque:

Mosque Name: Sorkhe Mosque Country: Iran City: Sorkhe Year of construction (AD): Unknown GPS: 35.464113 53.213335 Original Qibla: 241.7 (Between) Gibson Classificatoin: Never For a Link to the Qibla …

Biroon Mosque Abarkooh:

Mosque Name: Biroon Mosque Country: Iran City: Abarkuh Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 31.124929 53.295318 Original Qibla: 259.6 (Between) Rebuilt facing Mecca: Recently For a Link to the …

Tiberias Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Tiberias Umayyad Mosque Country: Israel City: Tiberias Upper Mosque Year of construction 740 CE / 112 AH Lower Mosque Year of construction 670 CE / 50 AH GPS: 32.776276 35.543996 ArchNet: …

Odigram Mosque:

Mosque Name: Odigram Mosque Country: Pakistan City: Raja Gir Year of construction (AH): 440 Year of construction (AD): 1048 GPS: 34.743141 72.314213 Qibla Direction: 273 Gibson Classification: Petra …

Muhammad bin Qasim Mosque:

Mosque Name: Muhammad bin Qasim Mosque Country: Pakistan City: Sindh Year of construction (AD): unknown, 712 or later Year of construction (AH): 93 AH or later GPS: 27.645815° 68.936360° Gibson …

Nahal 'Arod:

Mosque Name: Nahal ‘Arod Open Air Mosque Country: Negev City: Rural - Negev Highlands Year of construction (AD): 700-799 GPS: 30.496555 34.707789 Gibson Classification: Unknown Rebuilt facing …

Naqah Mosque:

Mosque Name: Nāqah Mosque Country: Libya City: Tripoli Year of construction (AD): 973 362 (AH) GPS: 32.895391 13.178872 Archnet: https://www.archnet.org/sites/3505 Gibson Classification: Parallel …

Samra Mosque:

Mosque Name: Khirbet Samra Mosque Country: Jordan City: Samra, Mufraq Province Year of construction (AD): 600-699 GPS: 32.180045 36.162585 Gibson Classification:: Petra 198 Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never …

Hubras Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Ḥubrāṣ Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Ḥubrāṣ Year of construction (AH): 700-799 AD GPS: 32.672086, 35.841391 Gibson Classification: Petra 185.70 Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never …

Hammam asSarah Mosque:

Mosque Name: Hammam as-Sarah Mosque Country: Jordan City: near Hallabat Year of construction (AH): 700 - 799 GPS: 32.083627, 36.36301 Gibson Classification: Petra Qibla, 193, Harremoes measurment: …

Wadi Shireh:

Mosque Name: Wadi Shireh Open Air Mosque Country: Jordan City: Wadi Rum Year of construction (AH): 728 Year of construction (AD): 109 GPS: 29.777571, 35.609588 Gibson Classification: Unknown Rebuilt …

Nitl Mosque:

Mosque Name: Nitl Mosque Country: Jordan City: Nitl Year of construction (AD): 1100 CE GPS: 31.652248, 35.861363 Gibson Classification: Between 176.69 Description: A long rectangular mosque with …

Suf Mosque:

Mosque Name: Masjid ‘Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azīz Country: Jordan City: Suf Year of construction (AH): 68 AH Year of construction (AD): 687 AD GPS: 32.31528, 35.83889 Gibson Classification: Petra, 200.9 …

Beni Hasan Mosque:

Mosque Name: Ain Beni Hasan Mosque Country: Jordan City: Ain Beni Hasan Year of construction (AD): 700-799 GPS: 32.270165, 36.055454 Gibson Classification: Mecca Description: The prayer room is about …

Uskaf Bani Junayd Mosque:

Mosque_Name: Uskāf Banī al-Junayd Mosque Classification: Between Year CE: 642-710 Year AH: 20-90 age_group: Early Umayyad City: Uskāf Banī Junayd Country: Iraq Rebuilt: No GPS: 33.0956 45.0460 (approx …

Rajum:

Mosque Name: Rajum Qasr and Mosque also known as: Rujm al-Kursī Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): 600-699 GPS: 31.970292° 35.838694° Gibson Classification: Mosque Qibla: 183.9 …

Hayan Mishref:

Mosque Name: Hayan Mishref Country: Jordan City: Mufraq Governate Year of construction (AD): 700-799 GPS: 32.267299° 36.153612° Gibson Classification: Petra 195 Gibson Classification: Between (mihrab …

Sa'd:

Mosque Name: Sa’d Mosques, (north and south) Country: Jordan City: Sa’d Year of construction (AH): Umayyad North Mosque GPS: 32.341605 35.980332 South Mosque GPS: 32.339167 35.981111 …

Rahat Mosque:

Mosque Name: Nahal Peher Mosque Country: Nevev City: Rahat Year of construction (AD): 600 - 800 CE GPS: 31.372357 34.764179 Gibson Classification: Unknown 174.81 from drawings Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Shamakhi Mosque:

Mosque Name: Shamakhi Friday Mosque Country: Azerbaijan City: Abarkuh Year of construction (AH): 125 Year of construction (AD): 743 GPS: 40.626828° 48.643781° ArchNet: Gibson Classification: Unknown …

Sabata:

Mosque Name: Khirbet Sabata (Sabta) Country: Jordan City: Sabata Year of construction (AH): 600-699 GPS: 32.292694 35.851925 Gibson Classification: Petra 187° Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never Description: …

Habibi Neccar Mosque:

Mosque Name: Habib’i Neccar Country: Turkey City: Antakya Year of construction (AH): Year of construction (AD): GPS: 36.201553 36.165468 Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Ghaen:

Mosque Name: Ghaen Mosque Country: Iran City: Ghaen Year of construction (AH): 796 Year of construction (CE): 1395 GPS: 33.725782 59.193121 Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never …

Taza Mosque:

Mosque Name: The Great Mosque of Taza Country: Morocco City: Taza Year of construction (AH): 536 Year of construction (CE): 1142 GPS: 34.212503 -4.018969 ArchNet: archnet.org/sites/5017 Gibson …

Ramla Mosque:

Mosque Name: White Mosque Country: Israel City: Ramla Year of construction (CE): 1318 Some sources claim there was a structure on this site built around 700-750 GPS: 31.927568 34.865970 Gibson …

Tarsus-Gozlukule Mosque:

Mosque Name: Tarsus-Gözlükule Country: Turkey City: Tarsus Year of construction (CE): 750-799 GPS: 36.911115° 34.896216° Gibson Classification: Unknown \*\*Description:\*\* 750-799 CE Dated by …

Merida Mosque:

Mosque Name: Merida Fortress Mosque Country: Spain City: Merida Year of construction (AH): 220 Year of construction (AD): 835 GPS: 38.914912 -6.346902 Gibson Classification: Parallel Rebuilt facing …

Zaragoza:

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 …

Beth Shean:

Mosque Name: Beth Shean Country: Israel City: Beth Shean Mosque 1: Year of construction (AH): 135 Year of construction (AD): 753 GPS: 32.503314 35.501948 Mosque 2: GPS: 32.502789 35.502790 Year of …

Ba'ayith Mosque:

Mosque Name: Ba’ayith Country: Saudi Arabia City: Ba’ayith Year of construction (AD): 750-799 GPS: 26.049907 41.922744 Gibson Classification: unknown Description: Identifying the …

Haidra Mosque:

Mosque Name: Haidra Umayyad Mosque Country: Tunisia City: Haydra Year of construction (AD): 700-800 CE GPS: 35.565529° 8.453322° Approx Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: Haïdra (Arabic: …

Abu Ghush Mosque:

Mosque Name: Abū Ghūsh Country: Israel City: Aby Ghosh Year of construction (AD): 750-799 GPS: 31.810562 35.107872 Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: Western Palestine is extremely rich in …

Volubilis:

Mosque Name: Volubilis Mosque Country: Morocco City: Walīla Year of construction (AD): 800 - 899 GPS: 34.072221 -5.555805 Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: The name of Volubilis is known …

Shanga:

Mosque Name: Shanga Country: Kenya City:Shanga Year of construction (AD): 750-799 GPS: -2.125483 41.065378 Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: The eaerly mosque is about 1.64 x 2.59 meters, …

Afrasiab Mosque:

Mosque Name: Afrasiab Mosque Country: Uzbekistan City: Afrasiab Settlement Year of construction (AD): 700-799 GPS: 39.669483 66.990691 approx Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: Reference to …

al Bara Mosque:

Mosque Name: al-Bāra Mosque Country: Syria City: Al-Bara Year of construction (AD): 750-799 GPS: 35.688414 36.531234 Gibson Classification: Mecca Description: The original GPS coordinates used here …

Sabz :

Mosque Name: Sabz Country: Iran City: Pushan Year of construction (AD): 850 CE GPS: 36.03303 58.999801 Gibson Classification: unknown Description: A square mihrab was found in Room 3C1 during an …

El Naranjal de Almagro Cordoba:

Mosque Name: El Naranjal de Almagro Country: Spain City: Cordoba Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 37.875339 -4.793393 ArchNet: Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: Date of the mosque …

Toledo Mosque:

Mosque Name: El Salvador Mosque Country: Spain City: Toledo Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 39.856273 -4.026072 Gibson Classification: Parallel Description: The remains of this mosque were …

Arja Sohar:

Mosque Name: ‘Arja Country: Oman City: Sohar Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 24.377190 56.450441 Gibson Classification: unknown Description: A semicurcular mihrab was found at the …

As-Samu Mosque:

Mosque Name: As-Samu Mosque Country: Negev City: Eshtemoa Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 31.401072 35.067306 Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: A semicircular mihrab was found in …

Khirbat Abu Suwwana:

Mosque Name: Khirbet Abu Ṣuwwana Country: Palestine City: Maale Adumim Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 31.766268 35.300383 Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: This is the site of an …

Jerash Saudi:

Mosque Name: Jerash Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: Jerash Year of construction (AH): Year of construction (AD): GPS: 18.202619 42.824009 Gibson Classification: Petra Description: Dated through …

Sederot old mosque:

Mosque Name: Sederot Old Mosque Country: Israel City: Sederot Year of construction (AD): 800 - 899 GPS: 31.534786° 31.534786° Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: An old mosque with a …

Hulbuk Castle Mosque:

Mosque Name: Hulbuk Castle Mosque Country: Tajikistan City: Hulbuk Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 37.777524 69.556695 Gibson Classification: Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: never Description: …

Mabiyyat Mosque:

Mosque Name: al-Mābiyyāt Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: al-Mābiyyāt Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 26.503742 38.053196 Gibson Classification: Between Description: Date of the mosque …

Asham Mosque:

Mosque Name: Asham Mosque Country: Saudi Arabia City: ASham Year of construction (AD): 800-899 GPS: 19.610885 41.211123 Gibson Classification: Rebuilt facing Mecca: Between Description: Dated from …

Ajdabiya Palace:

Mosque Name: Ajdābiyā Palace Mosque Country: Libya City: Ajdābiyā Year of construction (AH): 310 Year of construction (AD): 922 CE GPS: 30.757695 20.220012 Gibson Classification: Description: Dateed …