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Great Mosque of Tlemcen

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Location  Algeria, Tlemcen
Province  Tlemcen
Architectural style  Islamic architecture
Municipality  Tlemcen
Architectural type  Mosque
Affiliation  Islam
Ecclesiastical or organizational status  Mosque
District  Tlemcen
Number of minarets  1
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Similar  Palais El Mechouar, Stade Akid Lotfi, Great Mosque of Algiers, Ketchaoua Mosque, Atlas Mountains

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The Great Mosque of Tlemcen (Arabic: الجامع الكبير لتلمسان‎‎, el-Jemaa el-Kebir litilimcen) was first built in Tlemcen, Algeria in 1082. It is one of the best preserved examples of Almoravid architecture. It was built under sultan Yusuf ibn Tashfin, but substantially reconstructed and enlarged by his son Ali ibn Yusuf. An inscription dates this reconstruction to 1136. Sultan Yaghmoracen (1236-1283), the founder of the Abdalwadid dynasty of Tlemcen added a section with a minaret and a dome in the 13th century. Next to the mosque there used to be an Islamic court (Makhama) and an Islamic university of considerable fame.

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