"Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque" Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque Tip by siaki68

Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque, Damascus: 5 reviews and 16 photos

  Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque
by siaki68
 
 

Sayyida Ruqayya was the daughter of the martyr Hussein of Kerbala and she is a Shiite saint. In 1985 the Iranians constructed a mosque around her mausoleum, designed in the typical Persian style with an interior decorated with plenty of mirrors and mosaics. It is located at the north of Umayyad Mosque. Visitors are welcomed; women have to wear the black robe, which is given to them at the entrance.

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  • Written Apr 28, 2006
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