Sharif Hussein Bin Ali Mosque

Sharif Hussein Bin Ali Mosque, Aqaba Overview

Sharif Hussein bin Ali Mosque is a white marble mosque and an icon of Aqaba. It has the largest domes among Jordan’s mosques and is considered the main mosque for Aqaba’s citizens. The mosque is admired for its intricately patterned central dome and minaret, which lights up at night and looks spectacular.

It is named for Hussein bin Ali, who was the instigator of the Arab revolt and the Sharif and Emir of Mecca from 1908 until 1917. The highlight of the mosque is the chandeliers hanging from the main hall’s ceilings and illuminating the space along with the stained glass windows. A geometric garden with a charming wooden gazebo is present in the front.

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