Great Mosque of Samarra

Great Mosque of Samarra

Great Mosque of Samarra is a historic mosque located in Samarra, Iraq. It was commissioned in 848 AD and completed in 851 AD by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 as part of Samarra Archaeological City.

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Saladin Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 9th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Samarra Archaeological City

Date of Inscription: 2007

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