Al-Omari Grand Mosque

Al-Omari Grand Mosque

Al-Omari Grand Mosque is a historic mosque located in Beirut, Lebanon. The mosque was originally the old Crusader Church of Saint John. Built in 1150 AD, it was transformed into the city’s Grand Mosque by the Mamluks in 1291 AD. The mosque was renovated in 2004 after been damaged during the Civil War.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: Beirut Governorate

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Crusaders

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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