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Souk el-Ghezel Mosque

Souk el-Ghezel Mosque

Souk el-Ghezel mosque, or Ghazal Market Mosque, also El Bey Mosque, is a historical mosque located in Constantine, Algeria. It was built in 1730 AD by the Bey of Constantine during the period of Ottoman rule. The mosque was converted into a cathedral during the French occupation of Algeria in the 19th century, and then returned after independence to its origin as a mosque.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Constantine Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 18th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Christian + Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monument

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