The Venerable As-Sahla Mosque Location
About (10 km) distance from the sacred city of
An-Najaf Al-Shraf the Mosque of As-Sahla is
located. It is one of oldest, greatest and most
honored mosques after the Great Mosque of
About two km is the distance between the two
mosques. Only 2 km long is the distance between
As-Sahla and Al-Kufa
The area of the mosque is about (17500 meter
The location of the mosque in the North West
side of Al-Kufa Mosque makes it connected with
all of the great cities of Al-Kufa, Karbla,
Near As-Sahla Mosque there is an old trench,
called Kary Sa’ada;
The mosque is rectangular with (140 m) length
and (125 m) width.
It is surrounded with high wall, the wall is
supported with half-circular towers and each
tower is (7 m).
In the middle of the eastern side there is the
minaret and beside it there is the main entrance
for the mosque.
This minaret was built in 1967.T
Another entrance is leading to the Mosque from
the northern side of the wall.
The square of the mosque is surrounded by a
rounded hall with a long portico.