Masjid al-Qiblatayn Mosque, Saylac

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#3 of 6 in Historic Sites in Somalia
See Masjid al-Qiblatayn Mosque, the city’s oldest Islamic site, dating back to only a few decades after the Hijra of Muhammad. Every year, crowds of devotees flock to see the final resting place of Sheikh Babu Dena, which is inclidued in the site. Although the ancient building is partly in ruins, you can still clearly see the two "mihrabs" (Muslim prayer niches)--one facing Mecca, and the other facing Jerusalem. Put Masjid al-Qiblatayn Mosque at the forefront of your travel plans using our Saylac attractions planner .
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  • very good old sitel i had visited it with friends and i was not disappointed,it has old building back to the era of start of islam  more »
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  • Mashaallah piece of Somaliland history.may Allah preserve it
  • Becouse it was built before Islamic religious.
  • ﷽. ﴾ In, say, is one of Allah.. ۞. Allah. Samad. ۞. has failed... ۞. did. not.. like unto the great Allah ﴾صدق-an qiblatain mosque.
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