Masjid Al-Saleh Mosque in Sana’a, Yemen



Masjid Al-Saleh Mosque in Sana’a, Yemen (Click on image to enlarge)

Masjid Al-Saleh Mosque in Sana’a, Yemen (Click on image to enlarge)

Masjid Al-Saleh Mosque in Sana’a, Yemen

The Saleh Mosque or Al Saleh Mosque (Arabic: جامع الرئيس الصالح) is the largest and most modern mosque in Sana’a, Yemen. It lies in southern outskirts of the city, south of the Al Sabeen Maternal Hospital at the junction of the 45 meters and 70 meters roads. Inaugurated in November 2008, it is named after Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. It can hold up to 40,000 worshippers and cost nearly 60 million US dollars to build. At the time of construction and opening, it was criticized for being too expensive in relation to Yemen’s general impoverishment.

The mosque was built in a Yemeni architectural style and includes wooden roofs, 15 wooden doors which are 22.86 meters (75 feet) in height and include engraved copper patterns as well as 6 large minarets, 4 of which are 160 meters (525 feet) in height. It is surrounded by sprawling gardens

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