as-Saadia Street (Jerusalem)

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as-Saadia Ascent is a street inside the walled city of Jerusalem close to the Damascus Gate.

Overview

Notable Landmarks

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The Red Minaret Mosque
al-Madhana al-Hamra (المئذنة الحمراء) is one of the first Ottoman monuments in the city of Jerusalem, built circa 1533 CE (940 Hj.). It is named after the minaret, which was built with red stone. It built of stone in red and white (the precious stone) and has a gate in its wall north. The southern wall of the small mosque, which measures 9x4 square meters only, hosts a beautiful mihrab.

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