Al-Majidiya Mosque
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Located near the shore, just north of the Solidere-Downtown Beirut, al-Majidiya Mosque was once an 18th century Ottoman defensive fort. In 1841, the fort was no longer needed so the structure was turned into a mosque and named after the Ottoman Sultan Abdul-Mejid I. In 1881 and again in 1906, the mosque was enlarged and renovated. Its tall, pencil-shaped minaret is typical of Ottoman mosques, while its shorter minaret is of a more typical Beiruti-Mamluke style. The interior of the mosque has conserved the arches and vaulted ceilings of the Ottoman fort it once was.
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cutelady Baluch
Muscat Governorate, Oman1,655 contributions
Oct 2019 • Family
Majidiye the Ottoman Historical Mosque:
After its restoration and expansion, it is a historic mosque that was destroyed by the wars in Lebanon and most of it came during its lean years until a generous hand extended from the Kuwait, the hand of the Mubarak Al-Hassawi, who was spent on its restoration and expansion.
The "Majidiyeh" mosque, which can hold about 500 worshipers, dates back to the Ottoman period and was part of a naval castle whose northern façade faces the sea.
It was named in 1844
By Sultan Abdul Majid (1839-1981)
The mosque is closed to
markets that the "Solidere" company is constructing, so that it is easy for the owners of the neighboring shops and their employees to perform the prayers with ease, especially that the mosque is equipped with the latest equipment.
Written June 23, 2020
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Rimal A
Tripolie8 contributions
i ws there with my family, we were passing by and it was the time for praying the duhur so we stopped the car and my father and my brother prayed while we the girls prayed in the place of girls
Written September 29, 2012
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Manoul
Beirut, Lebanon717 contributions
Apr 2018 • Solo
I like this Mosque so much, I usually prayed inside it, it’s an ottoman Mosque and still have the same architecture. It has a special place for woman upstairs
Written April 6, 2018
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aylin_ozcelik
Istanbul, Turkey13 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
Based on the trip advisor map I could not find it! :(

Since also there is no picture of it I could not ask some local people. Hope I had a chance to visit for.
Written April 1, 2019
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Manoul
Beirut, Lebanon717 contributions
Dec 2016
I can't know how many times I visited this mosque, for daily prayers, Friday prayer, or just to take photos of this ottoman style mosque.
Originally, the building was an ancient maritime citadel in Beirut and one of its most important strongholds. It was an extension of Souk Al-Tawile, which overlooked the sea and was used as a warehouse for timber merchants.
It was turned into a mosque in the middle of the 19th century by Sultan Abdul Majid (1839- 1861) and named after him. The mosque was destroyed during the Civil War but has been restored, and another minaret, higher than the original one, was added to it.
Written February 14, 2017
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Walid I
Beirut, Lebanon198 contributions
Feb 2016 • Family
I remember this Mosque I were with family I saw there many people was pray , A mosque in center of Beirut
Written January 17, 2017
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Mona H
Beirut, Lebanon3 contributions
Jun 2012
Old beautiful Mosque known with its calmness and spirituality. It's located in a very elegant area beside Beirut Souks and Zaintunay Bay
Written September 25, 2012
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