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Al Saleh Mosque, Sanaa

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See Qurani verses carved into the stone walls of Al Saleh Mosque. The fusion of architectural styles, which they call Himyarite architecture, highlights the massiveness of the mosque while the combination of black, red, and white limestone, represents its significance. The main dome with wooden ornate roof is 39 m (about 127 ft) tall, and its minarets stand over 100 m (328 ft). Inside you'll see chandeliers with floral motifs as well as classrooms and libraries where students can study. The place is completely secure; you may even witness bomb-sniffing dogs. Put Al Saleh Mosque at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sanaa day trip planning site .
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  • Despite what has happened in this country this fine and spectacular mosque continues to gather worshippers every Friday. Very wonderful architecture and indeed a monumental landmark in this country wi...  more »
  • I visited this place on June 2013 but just wrote about it because my memories suddenly goes there as Sana'a now in different due to war between Saudi Arabia and Houthi. As I remember,This mosque was a...  more »
  • Fantastic good collector architecture is the largest mosque in Yemen newly built. His name came to President Ali Abdul Saleh Allah who built on his watch. Located in the area in the capital San'a, on an area of 500 square meters and 222, which includes building the mosque and College of Qur'an and Islamic studies, والمواضئ courtyard, parking, green areas. The College building consists of three floors and includes twenty five classrooms, in addition to meeting a prayer, libraries, meeting. The President's directions found in the construction of the whole urban nature must be preserved, especially in stone, almnaratwalwaghat was the great mosque of Sana'a inspiring platform for engineers. Its construction cost was estimated at about 600 million dollars, prompting many hafida especially in the country that is the poorest in Arabic area. [1]
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  • The Saleh Mosque or Al Saleh Mosque (Arabic: جامع الرئيس الصالح) is the largest and most modern mosque in Sana'a, Yemen. It lies in the southern outskirts of the city, south of the Al Sabeen Maternal Hospital. Inaugurated in November 2008 by Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, it is named in his honor.[1][2] The mosque, 27,300 square metres (294,000 sq ft) in size, has a central hall which is 13,596 square metres (146,350 sq ft) with an occupancy capacity of 44,000.[3] The building cost nearly US$60 million to construct.[4][5] Open to non-Muslims, the mosque is frequented by tourists, and promotes moderate Islam. Security measures include police and bomb-sniffing dogs. جامع الصالح هو أكبر جامع في اليمن بني حديثًا. جاء اسمه نسبة إلى الرئيس علي عبد الله صالح الذي بني في عهده. يقع في ميدان السبعين في العاصمة صنعاء، وعلى مساحة قدرها 222 ألفاً و500 متر مربع، يشمل مبنى الجامع وكلية علوم القرآن والدراسات الإسلامية، والباحة والمواضئ، ومواقف السيارات، والمساحات الخضراء
  • Nice place to visit you can always get some nice picture's there
  • beautiful mosque and kind people, i think it's a new mosque but the biggest one and amazing~
  • The largest Masjid in Yemen, with a nice greed yards that is nice for visiting and spending time alone, with friends or with family.
  • please correct the name Hi, I would like to draw your attention to the fact that, The arabic translation for ( Al Saleh Mosque ) is not correct .. the correct one is (جامع الصالح ) hope you can change it .. you can check in all the website and local government

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