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Mosque of al-Shaykh al-Tusi

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Mosque of al-Shaykh al-Tusi
Entrance gate of al-Shaykh al-Tusi Mosque
Entrance gate of al-Shaykh al-Tusi Mosque
Location Najaf, Iraq
Islamic Sect Shi'a Islam
Founder Al-Shaykh al-Tusi
Architectural information
Renovation Renovated in different periods
Current Status Active
Features The center for teaching the lessons of the seminary of Najaf

Mosque of al-Shaykh al-Ṭūsi (Arabic:جامع الشیخ الطوسی) is among the most famous and oldest mosques of Najaf and the burial place of al-Shaykh al-Tusi (d. 460/1068). This mosque is near the Shrine of Imam Ali (a) and has been the place for holding the classes of the seminary of Najaf since the past. It has been repaired and reconstructed several times.

History

Al-Shaykh al-Tusi's grave located in the Mosque

This mosque w