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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Al Saleh Mosque by using our Sanaa trip generator.
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  • 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 222 000 and 500 square meters, including the omnibus building, Faculty of Sciences of Quran 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, triggering havidah many people especially in the country that is the poorest in Arabic area. [1]
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  • Having seen the Taj Mahal in India, seeing this grandiose structure in Sana'a, capital of Yemen, you'll be amazed by its size and incredible beauty in the middle of the Mosque! As majestic and beautiful just not pass words, even breathtaking.
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  • Is a modern collector in addition to attract worshipers can walk in his garden and also a destination for its photography Huat decorations and chandeliers etc.
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  • 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
  • Great Mosque ... The Biggest Mosque in Yemen ... Built by the Dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh in 2008, he stole the people's money to achieve that ... Overall impression , it's a Great Building ... but what could it get to poor people who are starfing in Sana'a ...???
  • Built by Ali Abdullah saleh exe president of yemen
  • The beutifull mosque in the country.the president build the mosque and the mosque picture is in the yemen riyal.builded in2008. Saw the presedent palace close to the mosque...SANCHARAM.yaheya a driver and the tour guide saied where along withSANCHARAM.three chekings of the soldiers are there..dont allow camera with to inside
  • Amazing Mosque, But is it allowed in Islam to spend such money in a mosque while people are poor?? No It also distract you from praying ,,,

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