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Al-Sayeda Ruqaiya Shrine

Al-Amara Al-Jouaniya, Beside Bab Al-Faradis, Damascus, Syria
This modern oriental style mosque is a product of a major expansion project that took place in 1990 on the original mosque that houses the Shrine of a highly revered figure in Shia Islam.

Lady Ruqaiya is the daughter of Al-Hussein Ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad. She died in Damascus in 681 and is laid to rest at this mosque.
Historical Periods: Umayyads


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