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Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Tunisia Trip -- Part Forty One

And here we are in Kairouan, the fourth most holy city in Islam, at the entrance to the Great Mosque of Uqba. Dating from 670 AD it is the oldest place of worship in the western Islamic world.

A local vendor -- one of many.


The central courtyard.

An open well.

The Three-tiered Minaret


The entrance to the Prayer Hall

The Prayer Hall interior with the mihrab and minbar in the background.

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