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Umayyad Mosque, Damascus

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Pay a visit to Umayyad Mosque, one of the holiest and largest places of worship in the Islamic world, and considered a masterpiece of early Islamic architecture. The massive complex was first erected in 634 CE on the site of a Byzantine church believed to contain the head of John the Baptist, and also marking the place where ancient Aramean and Roman temples once stood. Rebuilt a number of times, the grandiose structure boasts mosaics, art pieces, and minarets from different time periods, as well as the mausoleum that contains the remains of Sultan Saladin in a wooden sarcophagus. Using our custom trip planner, Damascus attractions like Umayyad Mosque can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • i hvae visitedat 2001 its an old historical palce nice to be around irecomendtovisitothis beaitfulmosque  more »
  • When in Damascus, make sure you make some time to visit the mosque. It has an amazing energy and beautiful mosaics.  more »
  • this is one of the amazing things to look at, history is still alive in this area, christian and muslim at the same time  more »
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  • isa or jesus as will return in this masjiid and pray with muslim in fajr time,,,and after fajr prayer isa or jesus as will kill antichrist or dajal in east jerusalem,dajjal will see isa and he will start melt like salt melt in water and still he will cut dajjal with sword inshaAllah and time is so close and its gettin super close inshaAllah
  • A solemn tribute to a courageous and just king. Salahuddin was a far better human being than his crusader enemies. It says a great deal that this man would, upon conquering jerusalem, walk into a church, see a Cross that had been knocked over, walk over and pick it up and place it on the table. He had respect though he did not agree with the theology. More than can be said for the crusaders, who were pricks.
  • it's an awesome place, people from all around the world come to visit. it's a holy place for many religions
  • Mashallah nice mosque
  • it's very beautiful mosque

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