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Sinan Pasha Mosque

Shaghour Jowani, Bab Al-Jabieh, Damascus, Syria
The Ottoman governor of Damascus Sinan Pasha commissioned this beautiful mosque in the late 16th century.

The structure of Sinan Pasha Mosque is symmetrical except for its courtyard, whose design had to be asymmetrical in order to avoid colliding with the Old City Wall.
Historical Periods: Ottomans


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