Fattah Pasha Mosque, a historical landmark in old Baghdad


Fattah Pasha Mosque is one of the tourist and archaeological landmark in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, built by Fattah Pasha Ibn Suleiman in 1943, next to his textile factory; the first textile factory in Iraq.

There is a door in the mosque leads directly to the factory to enable workers to enter and perform prayer. The mosque is characterized by the architectural style of mosques built in the Ottoman era. The mosque overlooks the old road connecting the cities of Adhamiya and Kadhimiya near the Tigris River.

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