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Ali Bitchin Mosque

Ali Bitchin Mosque

Ali Bitchin Mosque, also Zawj Euyun Mosque, is a historic mosque located inside the Kasbah of Algiers in the city of Algiers, Algeria. It was built in 1622 AD by Ali Bitchin who was a Grand Admiral of Algiers of non-Islamic origin (He was Christian converted to Islam and was believed to be born with the family name of Piccini or Puccini or Piccinino in Venice, Italy). The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 as part of Kasbah of Algiers.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Algiers Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 17th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Kasbah of Algiers

Date of Inscription: 1992

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