A combination of Ottoman, Mamluk, and Fatimid style

AL Sahabah Mosque ... an Islamic beacon on the land of peace

On a neighborhood of approximately three thousand meters, near the old market within the city of Peace, Sharm El-Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, one in all the strangest and most impressive mosques was established on the land of Egypt, a mosque designed in a very way that mixes different architectural styles, all of which belong to a disordered Egyptian Islamic style.


The truth is that the Mosque of the  Sahabah initially glance, may mistake the visitor in its architectural nature, as this mosque blends many architectural designs, from the Ottoman style shown within the copper domes of color, which are very like the domes of the Muhammad Ali Mosque within the Citadel in Cairo, to the Mamluk style , Which is obvious within the Inscriptions and the minaret of the mosque, and therefore the use of the golden colorise the doors, which distinguishes the Mamluk era, additionally to the Fatimid style that appears within the "Alley of the Sahabah ", and it's near the alum within the area of "Alley Almdak" within the Hussein district of Fatimid Cairo.

Some people may ask about the explanations that called the mosque the Companions, and therefore the visitor to the mosque are going to be able to reach the solution as soon because it gets dark, so along the edges of the mosque dozens of "Lighting " mists.


Pottery lights are sent to several of the names of the companions of our master Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, because the pillars of the mosque were decorated with their first names, on top of which are Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq, Omar bin Al-Khattab, Uthman bin Affan, Ali bin Abi Talib, Ammar bin Yasir, and others, may God be pleased with them.

As for the mosque itself, which is that the second largest mosque in Sharm El Sheikh after the Mustafa Mosque within the city of Sharm El Sheikh, we discover it overlooking the ocean, and it's located at the doorway to town of Sharm El Sheikh, and behind it's one amongst the mountains of South Sinai, and it includes two minarets each reaching a height of 67 meters , And an outsized number of domes, accommodate over three thousand worshipers, and its main nave reaches a height of about 37 meters, and also the nave accommodates about 800 chapels, reaching a vicinity of 1,800 meters, and inside there's a lower portico with two umbrellas to hope within the ground level and 36 bathrooms and toilets.


And because the mosque was inbuilt the twenty-first century, taking into consideration its huge area sprawling, and providing modern capabilities for communicating with the imam over the course of the minute, especially during the Friday sermon, therefore the mosque was supplied with means of communication modern technological transportation, there are many large TV screens distributed On its various columns, so as to make audio-visual communication between the imam and therefore the worshipers.

The Companions Mosque includes a role which will appear different from the remainder of the Egyptian mosques, as its unique appearance has different architectural kinds of the Egyptian Islamic civilization, and its location in an exceedingly tourist area is that the most vital in Egypt, making the mosque a cultural advocacy beacon ahead of the foreign tourist, that the mosque provides thousands of publications in various English languages French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, and at last Chinese, all explained to tourists He founded true Islam foundation from the ideas of extremist organizations and groups that tarnished the image of Islam globally.


As for the Islamic Cultural Center, which is adjacent to the Mosque of the Companions, a working party of imams with specialized studies within the call in English and French, who contributed to receiving official delegations from some European and Asian countries, headed by China, Russia and Italy, for the aim of cultural exchange, and to elucidate the destinations the proper Islamic view.

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