Great Mosque of Kufa

Great Mosque of Kufa

Great Mosque of Kufa is a historic mosque located in Kufa, Iraq. It was founded in 639 AD by Sahabi Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas during the time of the second Rashidun Caliph Umar ibn Al-Khattab. The mosque has previously underwent sporadic renovations and is considered one of the earliest and holiest surviving mosques in the world.

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Najaf 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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