Fakhredine Mosque

Fakhreddine Mosque (مسجد الأمير فخر الدين) is a mosque in Deir el Qamar, Lebanon. It was built in 1493 and it is the oldest mosque in Mount Lebanon.

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This was the first mosque to be built in Mount Lebanon and dates back to 1493. Later, it was restored during the reign of the Emir Fakhreddine 1st Maan, son of Osman, particularly for the sokman mercenaries as indicated in the inscription on the base of the south-facing facade.