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Umayad Mosque

The Grand Mosque of Damascus, also known as the Umayad Mosque, is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. Located in the heart of old city of Damascus, it is great architectural importance.


The mosque holds a shrine which is said that contains the head of John the Baptist, honored as a prophet by Muslims and Christians alike.


The tomb of Saladin stands in a small garden adjoining the north wall of the mosque.

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