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Yalbugha Mosque, Damascus

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The Yalbugha Mosque (Arabic: جامع يلبغا‎, jāmi‘ yalbughā) was a 13th-century mosque on the Barada river in Damascus, Syria. It was built by the Mamluks in 1264 or by Yalbughā al-Yahyāwī in 1346–47.:286 During the reign of Ibrahim Pasha (1832–1840) it was converted to use as a biscuit factory.:145 It was demolished in 1974 to make way for a redevelopment. A modern mosque and an unfinished office development now stand on the site.:111
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  • In most of Polish cities there used to be at least one big unfinished investition from the communist times. In my city, in Kraków etc. In Syria it was quite similar. The building behind the mosque...  more »
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