Jawatha Mosque

Jawatha Mosque

Jawatha Mosque is located near the village of Al-Kilabiyah, about 12km northeast of Hofuf, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. It was the earliest mosque built in east Arabia and most of the original structure is in ruins. The site is still used for prayer. It was built in 629 AD. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2018 as part of Al-Ahsa Oasis, an Evolving Cultural Landscape.

Site Information

Country: Saudi Arabia

District: Eastern Region

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

World Heritage Site

Part of: Al-Ahsa Oasis, an Evolving Cultural Landscape

Date of Inscription: 2018

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