Sidi Gaber Mosque: View of complex and minaret



For centuries after the Islamic conquest in 642 CE Alexandria was the second city of Egypt and perhaps second only to Constantinople in the Mediterranean basin. The mosque was constructed in honour of Sufi Gaber ben Ishaq ben Ibrahim ben Mohammad al-Ansari (born in Fez, Morocco). The mosque directly faces the sea on Port Said St. Medieval Andalucian traveller Ibn Gobair is thought to be buried here.


Attribute NameValues
  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Architecture

  • Minarets

  • Mosques

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Mamluk

Place of Creation
  • Alexandria

  • Alexandria, Urban, Egypt

  • +31.223672+29.940432

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
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