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The Sacred City - in multiple languages:

(17 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 a dozen 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 …

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.

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? …

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 Original Qibla: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For …

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):

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:

The large central mosque in Palmyra was built early in the Islamic era. A Roman structure originally occupied the location, which stands near a major cross roads of the old city. Early Muslims …

The Between Mosques:

Video #2 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and Islam. Between Mosques Hello, and welcome to another video is the series Archeology and Islam. During my …

The Rahat Mosque:

Video #35 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video. Hello, I am Dan Gibson, and this is another video in the Question and Answer series. Over the last couple of months, I have received at …

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 …

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 …

'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°48’43.30"N …

Salalah:

Salalah Port in South Arabia Ancient Al Baleed (Zofar?) Zofar, Baleel, Salalah museum The Museum of Frankincense Land opened in 2007 near Salalah at al Baleed Park in Oman’s southern region of …

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: …

Jamia-Janad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jamial-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 Original …

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° …

Mosque of the Prophet Yunus:

Mosque Name: Mosque of 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 Original Qibla: …

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 Original Qibla: Parallel Rebuilt …

Dome of the Rock:

Mosque Name: Dome of the Rock Country: Israel City: Jerusalem Year of construction (AH): 71 AH Year of construction (AD): 690 AD GPS: 31.7780°N 35.2354°E ArchNet: http://archnet.org/sites/2814 …

Zeila Qiblatain Mosque:

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

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:

Mosque Name: Mosque of Rusafa Country: Iraq City: Baghdad Year of construction (AH): 105 AH Year of construction (AD): 724 AD GPS: 33°19’54?N 44°24’55?E Original Qibla: unknown Rebuilt …

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 Original Qibla: …

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 (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 30°14’43.67"N 120°10’14.50"E ArchNet: …

Be'er Ora:

Mosque Name: Be’er Ora Qiblatain Mosque Open Air Mosque Country: Negev, Israel City: Beer Ora Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 29°42’41.53"N …

Erbil GrandMosque:

Mosque Name: Old Sawafa Mosque Country: Iraq City: Erbil Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 36°11’0.70"N 44° 0’13.71"E Original Qibla: …

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 (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 17° 6’42.00"N 53°59’38.57"E ArchNet: …

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): 71 AH Year of construction (AD): 690 AD GPS: 31.77785N 35.235808E Original Qibla: Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

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 Original Qibla: …

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: erash Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Jerash Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 7th century GPS: 32°16’44.96"N 35°53’28.71"E Original …

Aqaba Umayyad Mosque :

Mosque Name: Aqaba Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Aqaba Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 7th century GPS: 29°31’52.06"N 35° 0’1.91"E Original …

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 32°19’29.56"N …

Kathisma Church:

Mosque Name: Kathisma Church Country: Israel City: Bethlehem Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 31°44’21.74"N 35°12’46.99"E Original …

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°11’20.80"N 46°16’54.20"E ArchNet: Original …

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 Original …

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 Original Qibla: …

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: 31.646872 35.899798 Original Qibla: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: never …

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 …

Khirbit al Mufjar 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 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 ArchNet: …

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 Original Qibla: Between Rebuilt …

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 Original …

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: …

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

Sayh Ramdah Mosque:

Mosque Name: Sayh Ramdah Mosque Country: Oman City: Bowshar Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 23°32’36.06"N N 58°23’54.99"E Original …

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° Original Qibla: Petra Rebuilt facing …

Yogharta Mosque:

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

Bazaar Qaisariya:

Mosque Name: Bazaar Qaisariya Country: Iraq City: Erbil Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 36°11’26.10"N 44° 0’36.34"E Original Qibla: …

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 Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

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 (AH): unknown 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 (AH): 212 AH Year of construction (AD): 827 AD GPS: 32° 5’35.51"N 36°19’40.96"E …

Uqba Ibn Nafi' Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jami’ Uqba Ibn Nafi Country: Tunisia City: Kairouan Year of construction (AH): 221 AH Year of construction (AD): 836 AD GPS: 35°40’54.16"N 10° 6’13.75"E …

Samarra Mosque:

Mosque Name: Great Mosque of Samarra 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 ArchNet: …

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 (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): unknown GPS: 38° 3’42.97"N 47°11’20.90"E ArchNet: …

Nine Domed Mosque:

Mosque Name: Nine Domed Mosque Country: Afghanistan City: Balkh Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 9th century GPS: 36°43’47.1"N 66°53’7.1"E ArchNet: …

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 …

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:

Location: Massawa, Eritria GPS: 15.611981 39.480632 Qibla Direction: Petra (Jerusalem is very close as well) The Mosque of the Companions (Masjid aṣ-Ṣaḥābah) is a mosque in the port city of Massawa, …

Zawilah Mosque:

This is claimed by some to be the first mosque in the Sahara Desert. It is in Lybia. This congregational mosque was subsequently partially excavated by Ziegert and Abdussalam (1969, 1973) and more …

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 Original Qibla: Mecca For a Link to the Qibla …

Siraf Early Mosque:

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

Ali Shrine Najaf:

The Shrine of Ali City: Najaf, Iraq Year of construction (AD): 786 GPS: 31.995885 44.314421 Original Qibla: North of Petra, south of Jerusalem Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For a Link to the Qibla Tool …

Imam Riza Shrine:

The Imam Riza Shrine Complex was developed on the site of the eighth Imam’s grave, in what was at the time of his death in 817 the small village of Sanabad. In the tenth century the town …

Husn Umayyad Mosque:

Al-Husn is located nearly 8 km south of Irbid and 70 km north of Amman. The highway which connects Irbid with Amman, intersects the town of Husn, dividing it into eastern and western sections. The …

Great Mosque Kilwa:

GPS Coordinates: -8.959146 39.498294 Qibla Directions: North Open prayer area: 0.1 degrees Oldest part of the mosque: 356 degrees Archnet: https://archnet.org/sites/3779/media_contents/1606 For a …

Sal Mosque:

This small village mosque dates back to Umayyad times. It is still in use today. It faces the Between Qibla. GPS: 32.570451° 35.911254° For a Link to the Qibla Tool Click Here Location: Sal Jordan, …

Aydoun Grand Mosque:

This village mosque was originally built by the Umayyads. It has been rebuilt over the years on the original foundations. It faces the between position. GSP: 32.506175 35.857349 For a Link to the …

Tibnah Mosque:

The Tibnah village mosque dates back to Umayyad times. This Jordanian mosque (Majid al-Zidani) faces the Between qibla. GPS: 32.477252° 35.727335° For a Link to the Qibla Tool Click Here …

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° Original Qibla: Unknown Rebuilt facing Mecca: 1979 For …

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 Original Qibla: Parallel For a …

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 Original Qibla: Parallel …

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 Original Qibla: Parallel For a Link …

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 Original Qibla: Parallel For a Link to the …

Mosque Sidi-Ghomrassen Graveyard:

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

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 Original Qibla: …

Great Mosque of Beja:

Country: Tunisia City: Beja Year of construction (AH): 333 Year of construction (AD): 944 GPS: 36.725183° 9.182850° Original Qibla: Parallel For a Link to the Qibla Tool Click Here Description: Béja …

Great Mosque of Sale:

Country: Morocco City: Sale Year of construction (AH): Year of construction (AD): GPS: 36.725183° 9.182850° Original Qibla: Parallel For a Link to the Qibla Tool Click Here Description: The Great …

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 Original Qibla: Parallel For a Link to …

Barwada Mosque:

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

Kilakarai Old Mosque:

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

Palaiya Jumma Palli:

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

Sultan Yaqub Tomb:

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

Sultan Yaqub Mosque:

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

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 Original Qibla: …

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 Original Qibla: Parallel Rebuilt facing Mecca: never …

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 Original …

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 Original Qibla: Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never For a Link to the Qibla Tool …

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 Jamia Mosque Country: Iran City: Kashan Year of construction Unknown GPS: 33°59’1.57"N 51°26’36.92"E Mosque Qibla: 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 (AH): Year of construction (AD): GPS: 33.982860° 51.447866° ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/18609 …

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 Original Qibla: 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 Original Qibla: Unknown For a Link to …

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 Mosque Country: Iran City: Abarkuh Year of construction (AH): Year of construction (AD): GPS: 31.130353° 53.285296° ArchNet: https://archnet.org/sites/2876) Original Qibla: 258.6 …

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° Original Qibla: 247.2 (Between) Rebuilt …

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) Rebuilt facing Mecca: 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 Original Qibla: Petra Rebuilt …

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° Original …

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 Original Qibla: Unknown Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Naqah Mosque:

Mosque Name: Nāqah Mosque Country: Libya City: Tripoli Year of construction (AD): 973 362 (AH) GPS: 32.895391 13.178872 Original Qibla: Parallel Rebuilt facing Mecca: never Description: The ‘Camel’ …

Samra Mosque:

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

Ḥubrāṣ Umayyad Mosque:

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

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 Original Qibla: 187.9 Rebuilt facing Mecca: never Description: …

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 Original Qibla: Unknown Rebuilt facing …

Nitl Mosque:

Mosque Name: Nitl lMosque Country: Jordan City: Nitl Year of construction (AD): Umayyad GPS: 31.652248, 35.861363 Original Qibla: 176.69 Description: A long rectangular mosque with small trapezoidal …

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 Original Qibla: Petra, 200.9 Rebuilt …

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 Original Qibla: 151.85 East of Mecca Description: The prayer room …

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° Mosque Qibla: 183.9 Qasr Qibla: 185.4 Rebuilt …

Hayan Mishref:

Mosque Name: Hayan Mishref Country: Jordan City: Mufraq Governate Year of construction (AD): 700-799 GPS: 32.267299° 36.153612° Original Qibla: Petra, then Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: never …

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 …