Amadiyya Mosque
Amadiya, Iraq
With its single minaret towering at a height of thirty meters, the Amadiya Mosque is among the most prominent monuments of the Northern Kurdish city of Amadiya. Located in the city center, the mosque was commissioned by Sultan Hussein Wali in the fourteenth century. Though the exterior of the mosque was damaged by artillery through out the Kurdish Civil War, the building remains largely intact. The minaret, with entry at its base, can still be ascended. 


Hann, Geoff, and Karen Dabrowska. Iraq: Then and Now: A Guide to the Country and Its People. [location not given] : Bradt Travel Guides, 2008.
Amadiya, Iraq
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1350/761 AH
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Amadiya Mosque
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