Beirut Central District

AL-'OMARI MOSQUE, ORIGINALY THE CRUSADER CATHEDRAL OF ST JOHN. Built in the 12th century, it was transformed into the city's Grand Mosque (al-jama' al-kabir) by the Mamluks in 1291. It was one of the first public buildings in the central district to be restored after the war.


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