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King Hussain Mosque in Amman, Jordan - March 2012 | by SaffyH
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King Hussain Mosque in Amman, Jordan - March 2012

www.lonelyplanet.com/jordan/amman/sights/architecture/kin...

      

Built by King Abdullah I in 1924, and restored in 1987, the King Hussein Mosque is in the heart of Downtown on the site of a mosque built in AD 640 by 'Umar, the second caliph of Islam. The mosque is more interesting as a hive of activity than for any architectural splendour; the precinct is a local meeting place and exudes an altogether Arab flavour. Non-Muslims, while generally welcome any time (except during prayer time), may feel intrusive.

  

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