The great Omari Mosque was originally a temple to Sidon from ancient times and was built to be a temple of the sun. Then converted to a church in the Byzantine era, and then converted to a mosque after the Islamic conquest of the city of Sidon, and the name of the Great omari Mosque relative to the Caliph Omar ibn al-Khattab may Allah be pleased with him.
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The length of the mosque, which is built on strong pillars, is about 30 meters long and about 10 meters high. Its width is about eight meters. It has a marble platform.
Was destroyed in the Israeli war on Lebanon in 1982.it was restored at the expense of Hariri foundation he was awarded “the aga han architectural award”.
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