Ben Hmida Mosque

Ben Hmida Mosque (Arabic: جامع بن حميدة‎), is a Tunisian mosque located in the north of the medina of Tunis, in Bab Souika suburb.

Ben Hmida Mosque
جامع بن حميدة
Mosquée Ben Hamida (Porte d'entrée).jpg
Religion
AffiliationSunni Islam
Location
LocationTunis, Tunisia
Ben Hmida Mosque is located in Tunisia
Ben Hmida Mosque
Shown within Tunisia
Geographic coordinates36°48′21″N 10°09′45″E / 36.805760277778°N 10.162426666667°E / 36.805760277778; 10.162426666667Coordinates: 36°48′21″N 10°09′45″E / 36.805760277778°N 10.162426666667°E / 36.805760277778; 10.162426666667
Architecture
TypeMosque
Commemorative plaque of the mosque

LocationEdit

The mosque is located in 2 El Halib dead-end or the milk "dead-end", near Bab Lakouas, one of the medina's gates that disappeared.[1]

HistoryEdit

According to the commemorative plaque at the entrance of the mosque, it was built in 1009, during the era of the zirid dynasty that ruled the Maghreb between 972 and 1014.[2]

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