Al-Shuaibiyah Mosque

Al-Shuaibiyah Mosque

Al-Shuaibiyah Mosque also known as al-Omari al-Atras mosque, is the oldest mosque in Aleppo, Syria. It was built in 637 AD and it is one of the oldest mosques in the Levant. The mosque was renovated during the 10th, 12th and 15th centuries AD. During the modern era, the mosque was renovated in 1980 and 1990. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986 as part of the ancient city of Aleppo.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Aleppo Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient City of Aleppo

Date of Inscription: 1986

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