Umayyad Mosque Courtyard columns, Damascus Syria

from wikipedia: The Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque of Damascus (Arabic: جامع بني أمية الكبير‎,), located in the old city of Damascus, is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. It is considered by some Muslims to be the fourth-holiest place in Islam.[1][2]

After the Arab conquest of Damascus in 634, the mosque was built on the site of a Christian basilica dedicated to John the Baptist (Yahya). The tomb of Saladin stands in a small garden adjoining the north wall of the mosque.


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Image updated—May 7, 2013
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