Al-Khaffafin Mosque
Baghdad, Iraq
Located in the eastern section of Baghdad close to the Tigris River and the Mustansiriya Madrasa, the Ottoman mosque, Jami al-Khaffafin, is connected to the al-Khaffafin Minaret, the the oldest standing minaret in the city. The Jami al-Khaffafin is named after the neighboring "shoemaker" souk.


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Khalil, Jabir and Strika, Vincenzo. 1987. The Islamic Architecture of Baghdad; the Results of a Joint Italian -Iraqi Survey. Napoli: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 60-61.
Baghdad, Iraq
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Jami' al-Khaffafin
Masjid al-Haza'ir
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