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Al-Jazzar Mosque is the third largest mosque in Israel. Until 1967, an important and largest Muslim center was located in the building of the mosque.
The construction of the mosque was started by order of Al-Jazzar in 1745, on the ruins of a Templar church. The mosque was supposed to symbolize the power of the city of Akko, as well as the power of Al-Jazzar.
The construction of the mosque was carried out in the likeness of the largest mosques in Istanbul. For its construction, specialists from Cyprus and Greece were invited. Granite for the construction of the pillars was brought by sea from Caesarea.
Around the mosque there is a courtyard, which is surrounded on three sides by thick walls with 45 small rooms. Raneh, disciples who studied the Koran lived in these rooms. In the courtyard of the building you can see a sundial made of white marble,
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Topic: Mosque Al-Jazzar (White Mosque) in Israel, Akko resort.