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Andalusian Mosque Fez


Andalusian Mosque Fez
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Copyright: Syed Islam (siislam) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 97 W: 0 N: 79] (1505)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-01-05
Categories: Architecture
Exposure: f/3.3, 1/8 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-01-21 8:41
Viewed: 1112
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This mosque was built in AD 859 by Maryam, sister of Fatima al-Fihri, who had built the al-Qarawiyin Mosque on the river's other side two years earlier with inherited family wealth. The grand carved doors on the north entrance, domed Zenet minaret, and detailed cedarwood carvings in the eaves, which bear a striking resemblance to those in the Musée Nejjarine, are the main things to see here, as the mosque itself is set back on a small elevation, making it hard to examine from outside.

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Hi,Syed. Nice Point view to show the expanse of the mosque. The arches and the carpet came out very well. Nice note and good presentation of this architectural simplicity. Thanks for sharing.

Salam Syed,


very attractive and beautiful view from interior of this great Mosque with excellent light and colours,

wonderful job and Thanks!

Allah may be with you, *** Amin, **

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