Mausoleum of Saladin

Mausoleum of Saladin

Mausoleum of Saladin is the grave of the medieval Muslim Ayyubid Sultan Saladin. It is located near the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, Syria. The mausoleum was built in 1196 AD, three years after the death of Saladin. The Mausoleum of Saladin was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 as part of Ancient City of Damascus.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Damascus Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient City of Damascus

Date of Inscription: 1979

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