Omari Mosque (Tiberias)

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The mosque, also known as al-Amari Mosque or Zidani Mosque, was named after Zahir al-Umar who commissioned it's construction during his governorship of the region, and was in use until Muslim evacuation of the town in 1948 by the British. Originally the mosque had a walled courtyard which has since been demolished.

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circa 1743 CE

Remains of the Masjid al-Omari, with its mehrab. The mosque was built using alternating pattern of black (basalt) and white stone, and has a single minaret.

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