Souq el-Ghizal mosque (later cathedral, Notre-Dame des Sept Douleurs), Constantine, Algeria (retouched)

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Description

The Souq el-Ghizal, or Souk El Ghezal, or Souk el Rezel, mosque was originally built in 1730 but was enlarged and turned into a cathedral, Notre-Dame des Sept Douleurs, the seat of the bishop in Constantine. The cathedral was converted back into a mosque in 1962, after independence.

Attributes

Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Mosque of Suk-er-Rezel

  • Constantine cathedral

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Architecture

  • Mosques

  • Cathedrals

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Seventeenth century

  • Ottoman (style)

Place of Creation
  • Constantine, Constantine Province, Algeria

  • +36.365+6.61472

  • Constantine

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility and Access Public
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