The mosques of the Jazan region have received the attention of Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s project to develop historical mosques.
it was included in the second phase of the project and was subjected to development in construction methods that consciously reflect the spirit of the region’s architecture and its ancient heritage.
The mosques of the Jazan region are distinguished by their unique character and characteristics that give their religious significance a heritage value
It also forms a link between its ancient history and its present, which is witnessing an exceptional restoration during Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s project to develop historical mosques.
Among the most prominent mosques in Jazan to be developed in the project is the Najdi Mosque, which took 13 years to build the first.
Where its paintings, paints, and engravings were brought from India, and the building and the house next to it were built by architects from Yemen.
The Najdi Mosque, located in the Al-Salb neighborhood in the middle of Farasan Island, was built in 1334 AH by Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Tamimi, known as “Al-Najdi”.
The project aims to develop the Abbasa Mosque, which was a beacon of knowledge, and a school for teaching reading, writing, and the Qur’an.
It is about 35 km east of the city of Jazan, and it is sometimes called the Sharif Abu Talib Mosque, and its construction dates back to 1262 AH, according to the hanging plate above its mihrab.
The Prince Mohammed bin Salman project aims to develop historical mosques to restore and rehabilitate 130 mosques in all regions of the Kingdom.
The project is implementing the works of its second phase, developing 30 historical mosques distributed over the 13 regions of the Kingdom.