Omar ibn alKhattab Mosque (Dumat al-Jandal)

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The Mosque of Omar Ibn al-Khattab (مسجد عمر بن الخطاب) is one of the most ancient mosques in the north of the Arabian Peninsula and is considered one of the important monuments in al-Jawf and in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in general.

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circa 622 CE

The importance of the mosque is in its design because it represents the continuity of the pattern of the design of the first mosques. It reminds of the design of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madina in its early stages. In addition, the importance of this mosque is in its being one of the oldest ancient mosques that its design has not changed.


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