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Zawiya of Sidi Abd al-Rahman al-Tha’alibi

Zawiya of Sidi Abd al-Rahman al-Tha’alibi

Zawiya of Sidi Abd al-Rahman al-Tha’alibi, also known as Zawiya Thaalibia, is a zawiya (Islamic religious school and Mausoleum) located in the Kasbah of Algiers in the Algerian capital, Algiers. It was established in the 15th century AD by Abd al-Rahman al-Tha’alibi, a famous Islamic scholar and one of the masters of the Qadiriyya tariqa (Sufi order) who was buried in Zawiya. The Zawiya Thaalibia was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 as part of Kasbah of Algiers.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Algiers Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Kasbah of Algiers

Date of Inscription: 1992

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