Alexandria , Egypt

Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque

It is located in the Abu al-Abbas area in the Bahri district of the city

The Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, or as the people of Alexandria call it, “the Mosque of al-Mursi Abu al-Abbas,” is one of the oldest and most famous mosques built in Alexandria in Egypt.

This mosque houses the tomb of Sheikh Shihab Al-Din Abu Al-Abbas Ahmed bin Hassan bin Ali Al-Khazraji Al-Ansari Al-Mursi, whose lineage is related to the companion Saad bin Ubadah. Sheikh Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi was born in 616 AH corresponding to 1219 AD.

The mosque overlooks the eastern port in Anfoushi. It is a Andalusian-style building with marble and copper columns and octagonal columns. The most important feature of the mosque is the decoration of the Arab and Andalusian style, and the western dome is topped by the mausoleum of Abu al-Abbas and his two sons.




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