Mosque of the Prophet Yunus

 Year AH

Year AD




Original Qibla

Rebuilt facing Mecca


Mosoul Iraq Mosque of Prophet Yunus unknown 1393 AD

GPS Coordinates: 35° 8'3.87"N 36°44'55.63"E

A shrine was built on this spot in 16 AH or around 637 AD to commemorate the prophet Yunus (Jonah). Centuries later in 1393 AD Tamurlane tore down the shrine and built a mosque on the spot. The yellow line comes from Mecca, so this mosque's qibla points to Mecca.

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