Sidi Bou Hadid Mosque

Sidi Bou Hadid Mosque (Arabic: جامع سيدي بو حديد‎), also known as the Sidi Amor small mosque is a Tunisian mosque located in the north of the medina of Tunis.

Sidi Bou Hadid Mosque
جامع سيدي بو حديد
Mosquée Sidi Bou Hadid photo2 مسجد سيدي بوحديد.jpg
Religion
AffiliationSunni Islam
Location
LocationTunis, Tunisia
Sidi Bou Hadid Mosque is located in Tunisia
Sidi Bou Hadid Mosque
Shown within Tunisia
Geographic coordinates36°47′56″N 10°10′00″E / 36.79899°N 10.166628°E / 36.79899; 10.166628Coordinates: 36°47′56″N 10°10′00″E / 36.79899°N 10.166628°E / 36.79899; 10.166628
Architecture
TypeMosque

LocalizationEdit

The mosque is located in 50 the Pacha Street.[1]

 
Metallic plaque of the Pacha street

EtymologyEdit

The mosque got its name from the saint Sidi Bou Hadid, who lived in the 12th century AD who was buried in the Hara (the Jewish hood in the medina) near Bab Cartagena.[2]

HistoryEdit

According to the historian Mohamed Belkhodja, the mosque was built years after Sidi Bou Hadid's death.

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