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Nabi Habeel Mosque
مسجد النبي هابيل
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The Mausoleum of Abel, son of Adam

Basic information
Location Syria Syria
Geographic coordinates 33°37′17″N 36°6′22″E / 33.62139°N 36.10611°E / 33.62139; 36.10611
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Year completed 1599
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Grave of Abel within the Mosque

Nabi Habeel Mosque (Arabic: مسجد النبي هابيل‎) is located on the west mountains of Damascus, near the Zabadani Valley, overlooking the villages of the Barada river (Wadi Barada), in Syria. This mosque contains the grave of Abel (Arabic: "Habeel" ), son of Adam as believed by Shī‘ah Muslims, who are frequent visitors of this mosque for ziyarat. The mosque was built by Ottoman Wali Ahmad Pasha in 1599, and it is said to have 40 mihrabs.

See alsoEdit

mk:Џамија Наби Хабел

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