Khamis Mosque

Khamis Mosque

The Khamis Mosque is a historical mosque located in Manama city the capital of Bahrain. The mosque, which is believed to be the first mosque in Bahrain, built during the era of the Umayyad caliph Omar ibn Abd al-Aziz. It is one of the oldest mosques in the region, as its foundation is believed to have been laid as early as 692 AD. Khamis Mosque has been rebuilt twice in both the 14th and 15th centuries AD and partially restored recently.

Site Information

Country: Bahrain

District: Northern Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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