Meknes : Moulay Ismail Mausoleum – Edge of the Mihrad Located in the Courtyard


L1250862Mihrab (Arabic: محرابmiḥrāb, pl. محاريب maḥārīb) is a semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the qibla; that is, the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca and hence the direction that Muslims should face when praying. The wall in which a mihrab appears is thus the “qibla wall.” (Wikipedia)

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