Jami' al-Malek
Kairouan, Tunisia
Constructed in the 18th c. the mosque itself is above commercial shops in a two-storey edifice, and it accessed by exterior stairs The facade of plain white walls is only broken up the by the frames of the mosque's windows and door.  The only remarkable feature is the brick and mortar decoration of the minaret, forming calligraphic inscription and simple geometric patterns. The mosque was restored in the late 1970s.  

Sources

D'Errico, Enrico. "Restauration des mosquées Al-Malek et Al-Bey de Kairouan: Tunisia - (mission); 1980." Accessed May 16, 2017. http://www.unesco.org/ulis/cgi-bin/ulis.pl?catno=42283&set=00591B3587_3_41&gp=1&lin=1&ll=1.
Location
rue Ali Balahouen, Kairouan, Tunisia
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Associated Names
Events
late 1970s, restoration
18th c.
Style Periods
Variant Names
Mosquée al-Malek
Translated
al-Malaaq Mosque
Transliterated
Djemaa al-Malek
Alternate transliteration
Jami' al-Malek
Alternate transliteration
Masjid al-Malek
Alternate
Building Usages
mosque
religious
Materials/Techniques
brick
mortar
Keywords
minarets