Within the Umayyad Mosque complex are three minarets.
circa 850 CE
circa 1217 CE
Quba an-Nisr (left) and the minaret of Isa to the right, reaching 253 feet (77 meters) in height, it is the tallest of the mosque’s three minarets. The square-shaped main body of the minaret is crowned by an octagonal spire, tapering to a point and surmounted by a crescent.
circa 1488 CE
Minaret of the Qaitbey (Manarat ul-Gharibiyya), Umayyad Mosque in Damascus
|Points of Interest||Part of|
|Minarets||Minaret of the Bride · Minaret of Jesus (Isa As) · Minaret of Qait Bey|
|Domes||Dome of Treasury · Dome of Eagle · Dome of the Clock · Shrine of Yahya (John the Baptist)|
|Burials||Shrine of Yahya (John the Baptist)|