Mosque of el-mursi abu al abbas
It is the most historic and wonderful mosques in Alexandria. it was built in 1775.
Abu al abbas was born in andulsia region while later he went to Alexandria, then lived there for43 years.
El-sheikh zein el din ibn el qattan one of the traders of Alexandria, that he founded a mausoleum and a dome for the tomb.
It was restored over the centuries by rulers, it was renovated in 1863.
The minarets has an ayyubids design has 4 sections of different shapes.
The main part of the mosque I an octagon.the high ceiling is decorated with arabesque and there is a shokhsheikha.
There are 3 coloured windows glass of arabesque designs.
The floors of the mosque in white marble.
The mihrab stands at the mosques’s minaret by the creed.