One of the first buildings ever constructed by the Prophet himself, the Mosque of the Prophet was always at the center of all the Prophet’s activities in Madina. At the same time, it has served as an example to most subsequent mosques and masjids built in Islamic architectural history.

The Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque stands in the center of Beirut, on the north-west side of the space once known as Artillery Square (place des Canons), then as Martyrs’ Square and finally as Independence Square. It is located on the north-eastern side of the Maronite church of St. George, near the remains of the Roman Law School.