Mustansiriya Madrasa

Mustansiriya Madrasa

Mustansiriya Madrasah is a historical building in Baghdad, Iraq. It was the premises of one of the oldest Islamic institutions of higher learning in the world, established in 1227 AD as a madrasah by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mustansir making it one of the oldest madrasahs in the world.

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Baghdad Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 13th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Historical Features of the Tigris River in Baghdad Rusafa, which extends from the school Al-Mustansiriya to the Abbasid Palace

Date of Submission: 2014

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