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Mihrab and Minbar in the Great Mosque in Aleppo, Syria

The Mihrab (Arabic: محراب pl. محاريب) is a niche in the wall of a mosque. It indicates the qibla (the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca, the direction that Muslims should face when praying). The wall in which a mihrab appears is the "qibla wall."

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