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The Ottoman Han (Caravanserai) and Bazzars
The expansion of commerce in the Ottoman world necessitated...
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Kutubiya Mosque (1158)
Abul Mumin chose to build his mosque adjacent to the main...
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Taj Mahal : The Architecture of Love
"The whole together appears like a most perfect pearl on an...
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The Great Mosque of Tlemcen
The Great Mosque of Tlemcen as a whole is an architectural...
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Khirbat Al-Mafjar, Palace (740 -750)
Khirbat Palace remains a unique example of Umayyad luxury...
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Architecture of Al-Azhar
Of the many splendours of Egypt, the Al-Azhar stands as a...
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Ukhaidir Palace (720-800 CE)
About 100 miles south-west of Baghdad is Ukhaidar palace,...
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Ince Minare Madrasa
Ince Minare Madrasa is one of the most impressive...
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The Great Mosque of Aleppo
Built by the Umayyad Caliph Suleyman in 717 CE and altered...
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