The Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque built in 1775 by the Algerians has the tomb of Andalusian Sufi saint el-Mursi Abul Abbas. The Arabesque and Ayoubid architecture of the mosque creates a striking sight. It has a cream façade with 4 domes and a 73 m high minaret, while the interiors have white marble flooring and granite columns supporting tall arches and Arabesque ceilings.
Al Berkah, Qesm Al Gomrok, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
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