Al-Gharbiyya Minaret

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Al-Gharbiyya Minaret information

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Damascus , Syria
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There are three minarets in the Umayyad Mosque dating from the original construction, each of which was renovated and restored by the Ayyubids, Mamluks and Ottomans. The one in the southwestern corner, the Mamluk-styled Al-Gharbiyya Minaret, is the most beautiful;