Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum, Damascus

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Visit Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum, the grave of the first sultan of Syria and Egypt. Prior to conflict, people from all around the country came here to honor the sultan. From the outside, the red dome makes this mausoleum recognizable. Inside you can see the coffin of famous warrior, where his body rests. The wooden sarcophagi has imposing carvings designed to highlight his fame. Next to it you can see a marble coffin, which German emperor Wilhelm II gifted in 1898. In the area, you can also visit local bazaars and a mosque. Plan to visit Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum during your Damascus vacation using our convenient Damascus day trip site .
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  • An important destination during my stay in Damascus was Saladin’s mausoleum, a building that housed both the Ottoman marble shrine and the wooden medieval coffin associated with the sultan’s burial. T...  more »
  • I visited this tomb in the year 2007. It is important for the Middle East, which is a big name in history a personage Bernice Everett's Tomb in the center of the city, a location near the entrance of the Umayyad market full, never finding you can't forced, my advice is to visit while here with NGOs. now with the three grave entry of Turkish martyrs tombs there.
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  • Right next to the Omayyad mosque lies the Mausoleum of the Muslim leader Saladin during the crusades. A journey back in history and a must see  more »
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  • An-Nasir Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub(Arabic: صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب‎ / ALA-LC: Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb; Kurdish: سەلاحەدینی ئەییووبی‎ / ALA-LC: Selahedînê Eyûbî), known as Salah ad-Din or Saladin(/ˈsælədɪn/; 1137 – 4 March 1193), was the first sultan of Egypt and Syria[4] and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. A Sunni Muslim of Kurdish ethnicity,[5][6][7] Saladin led the Muslim military campaign against the Crusader states in the Levant. At the height of his power, his sultanate included Egypt, Syria, Upper Mesopotamia, the Hejaz, Yemen and other parts of North Africa.
  • This holy structure is the dome of sultan Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyūb. Sultan Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb was one of the greatest Warrior and Conqueror of Islam and for Islam. He with the blessing of Allah conquered and was first Sultan of Egypt, Lebanon, Damascus, Syria and Jerusalem( Baitul-muqaddas)and after all that he says to his army that "I am working for saltanat-e-islamia and saltanat-e-islamia has no border". At the time of his death Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyūbi has only 40 dirham , 2 Sward's ,1 horse , and a house which was his father's house. He didn't take anything from saltanat-e-islamia in his whole life. He was born in the year 1137 and died on 4 march 1193(28 safar) All Muslims of Jerusalem and whole world beg infront of Allah and tells that " ya Allah bring one more salah ad-din in this world". So that the enemy of Islam should know that a muslim women can give birth to another Salah ad-Din who will conquer baitul muqaddas again for saltanat-e-islamia with the blessing of Allah. I Muhammad Aman request ummat-e-muslima to read the story of salahuddin ayyubi like dastan iman farosho ki etc which is also available on YouTube. And also to read Quran and any wazifa and baksh it to Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyūb on 28 safar every year not because he need it but to show that ummat-e-muslima is not sleeping. Please plz plz .
  • Good place :D and it's really beautiful
  • A tourist and historical site at the top of magnificence and beauty
  • may Allah(swt) give us another salauddin(may Allah(Exalted is HE) have mercy on him)
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