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Al-Kikhya Mosque

Al-Kikhya Mosque

Al Kikhya Mosque is a historic mosque located in the city of Sidon in the South Governorate of Lebanon. It was built during the Ottoman era by Mustapha al-Katkhuda in 1624 AD. The mosque consists of three main sections, which are the prayer hall and the courtyard of the mosque, in addition to five rooms, one of which has a dome, and was designated for holding the dhikr sessions.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: South Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 17th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Historic Center of Saida

Date of Submission: 2019

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