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al-Shadhbakiyeh Mosque

Damascus – al-Shadhbakiyeh Mosque
دمشق – جامع الشاذبكية

al-Shadhbakiyeh Mosque (جامع الشاذبكية) was constructed in 1453 and named after its founder, Seif al-Din Shadhi Bek (سيف الدين شاذي بك). The complex includes his tomb and also served as a religious school. The building was restored in 1816 during the Ottoman period, and again in 1986. The entrance to the mosque, on the eastern side of the building, has a decorated façade including black …