Check all the latest cultural events happening this week on TheMYM AGENDA
Guide >Religious Sites >

Qoubbat al Amjad

  • religious site

Baalbak, Baalbak district

Commonly referred to as Qoubbat Al-Amjad, this small square prayer hall is located in Sheikh Abdullah Hill in Baalbak, a town in the Bekaa Valley, northeast of Beirut. It contains the remains of the Zawiya Mosque and the tomb of Sheikh Abdallah Al-Youmînî. The mosque and tomb were built under the rule of Al-Amjad, the grandnephew of Saladin and governor of Baalbak between 1182 and 1230. The dome was built of stones from the nearby Temple of Mercury.