05 October 2022 08:08 AM

Abu Hajjaj Uqsuri Mosque

Wednesday، 15 June 2022 - 11:17 AM

It is a mosque located in the Egyptian city of Luxor.The mosque itself was built in honor of Sheikh Yusuf Abu’l-Hajjaj.

His body was placed in a mausoleum located on the roof of the ancient church, which by this point was buried below ground level.

The mosque dates back to the Ayyubid period; it built in 658 AH (1286 AD), and is built on the north-east side of the Luxor Temple. In addition to this, the highest open courtyard of the mosque resembles the mosque in its ancient Fatimid architecture of mosques.


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