The Umayyad Caliphate (660-750) was the third largest contiguous empire in the world
The connection belongs to History connections.
- Aleppo: Ummayad Mosque of Aleppo Link
- Cordoba: Caliphate of Córdoba, a spin off from the original Umayyads of Damascus - built Great Mosque of Córdoba Link
- Damascus: Umayyad capital, Great Mosque
- Kairouan: Umayyad general Uqba ibn Nafi founded Kairouan
- Medina of Tunis: Great (Olive Tree) Mosque of Tunis
- Old City of Jerusalem: Dome of the Rock
- Quseir Amra
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