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Mosque Ouwaysiyah (Sarwa)

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History

An interesting Mamluk period religious monument of Tripoli is the al Ouwaysiyah mosque built in 1416 by Abdul Hay al-Uwaysi. Its vast central dome is a precursor of the Ottoman period style. Its minaret was added at a later date as was the adjacent mausoleum which was built in 1621 when I’akhr-ed-Din II captured Tripoli."

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