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  Al hussein mosque

It is one of the most beautiful mosques. After that this mosque was named the prophet’s grandson who killed by the ummayads. It is located next to khan-al-khalili. The mosque of al-hussein has passed by a conflict that caused by a schism in islam that has two divisions of sunni and shia. Hussein reverened as a martyr in shi’ai world.  

 

In the mosques, there are forty-four white marble columns, that on one side there is a mausoleum is that the oldest part of complex.
The mausoleum is considered as the oldest part of the mosque.
The ceiling has a cupola is decorated with gold that is surrounded the mausoleum.
The mihrab is the most remarkable by colours: blue, grey,black which has a traditional geometrical designs, while the shrine has engraved silver surrounded by white marble.
 

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