Minarets of Umayyad Mosque

Within the Umayyad Mosque complex are three minarets.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 850 CE Minaret of (Jesus), Umayyad Mosque in Damascus Minaret of Brdie, of Masjid al-Umawi as seen from outside the mosque complex. On one of the slabs it bears the replica of a Sundial built by ibn Shattir, which was used to calculate Salah timings.
c. 1247 CE Minaret of Jesus (right), Umayyad Mosque in Damascus Minaret of Jesus is the tallest of all minaret of Umayyad Mosque in Damascus
c. 1488 CE Minaret of Qaitbey (Manarat ul-Gharibiyya), Umayyad Mosque in Damascus Minaret of the Qaitbey (Manarat ul-Gharibiyya), Umayyad Mosque in Damascus
Latest Update: June 26, 2015


Points of InterestPart of
MinaretsMinaret of the Bride · Minaret of Jesus (Isa As) · Minaret of Qait Bey
DomesDome of Treasury · Dome of Eagle · Dome of the Clock · Shrine of Yahya (John the Baptist)
BurialsShrine of Yahya (John the Baptist)
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