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Al-Omari Mosque

Beirut, Lebanon
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Before being eclipsed by the Mohammad al-Amin Mosque, the Omari Mosque was Beirut’s central mosque... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Manoul
,
Beirut, Lebanon
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An old museum amidst a modern Beirut

I visited this mosque after visiting the Mohammad Al-Ameen Mosque. Clearly, these were built in... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
eldosokyjl
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Before being eclipsed by the Mohammad al-Amin Mosque, the Omari Mosque was Beirut’s central mosque. It takes its name from the caliph Omar Ibn aI-Khattab. It was built on the ruins of an ancient Byzantine church that was in turn built on the ruins of...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

I visited this mosque after visiting the Mohammad Al-Ameen Mosque. Clearly, these were built in different times. The Al-Omari mosque is smaller and a little more worn, but beautiful inside. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank eldosokyjl
Reviewed 2 January 2017

An extremely unique and beautiful structure. I loved it. It was so calm and peaceful there. I took a few photographs. It was really lovely because I never imagined a mosque built in such a design.

Thank Marguerite C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Historical place and nice to have a look around with full of memories and history you will find and enjoy going around.

Thank sharifa500
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The mosque is located in the heart of capital Beirut, the building is a piece of art, for those who wants to pray inside the mosque it must have been providing them tranquility and very special spiritual reward. Women should be alerted that their head...More

Thank yabughaida
Reviewed 13 April 2016

At city centre you meet the nice historical mosque .The location is very calm and interesting.I like to come again.

Thank اياد جواد ا
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We went past this on our walking tour. It is one of the buildings that make the centre of Beirut so interesting.

Thank 4kath2010
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

This old masjid built before 1400 years in the city of Beirut by the Islamic Khalifa (( Omar Bin Al Khattab )) , this masjid is one of the ancient Islamic art pieces .

Thank Haydar_Baban
Reviewed 15 July 2015

according to me if can be there all the time i will. a quit and calmness great place for worship ans praying .

Thank Hasan R
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This is quite a beautiful mosque that used to be a church . It has some lovely inscriptions inside and is a jewel in the crown of historic sites in Beirut.

Thank Saskiagrav
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