Masjid al-Qiblatayn (Somalia)

Masjid al-Qiblatayn is a mosque in Zeila, situated in the northwestern Awdal region of Somalia.

The masjid’s construction dates to the 7th century, shortly after the hijra. It is the oldest mosque in the city, and contains the tomb of Sheikh Babu Dena. Though now mostly in ruins, the edifice features two mihrabs: one oriented to the north toward Mecca, and the other oriented to the northwest toward Jerusalem.

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