The shrine of Imam Abu Hanifa al-Numan
The mosque of Imam Abi Hanifa al-Numan is located in Baghdad in the Rusafa side in the “Adhamiya” area, and the area is separated from “Al-Kadhimiya” by a bridge called the Imams Bridge.
The mosque of Imam Abu Hanifa al-Numan in Baghdad is considered one of the most important mosques historically, as it houses the shrine of Imam Abu Hanifa al-Numan bin Thabit bin Marzban al-Kufi in 699 AD, the founder of the first Sunni schools of Islamic jurisprudence, and the first of the four imams among the Sunnis and the community.
The area of the Abu Hanifa Al-Numan Mosque in Baghdad is about 10,000 square meters, and it can accommodate 5,000 worshipers.
The main hall is large, rectangular, with an area of 578 square metres. It is surmounted by four domes. The dome of the main hall is decorated with exquisite motifs and Quranic verses.
You can visit the mosque and roam freely, as foreign visitors are allowed to enter the mosque.