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Jerba



Jerba
Introduction

1. Houmt Souq

2. Diversity

3. Borj el-Kebir

4. Zone touristique

5. Hara Sghira

6. Hara Kebira

7. Guellala

8. Lonely mosque

9. Mosque of the Turkish mother

10. Jama' Fadloud

11. Jama' Ghizen

12. Jama' Mastiri

13. Jama' Mazline

14. Jama' Mezraya

15. Jama' Tajdid

16. Underground oil-press in Midoun

17. Aghir

18. Sponges and octopuses

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JERBA
Jama' Mastiri
Jama' Mastiri, Jerba, Tunisia

There is only very little that makes this mosque a mosque. Most of the structures are typical for Jerba's profane architecture, but from one corner a one-of-a-kind minaret points to the sky.
Since the minaret is small, and doesn't really look like a minaret, someone must have come up with the idea of emphasizing its functionality with a light bulb – an element I have never seen used like this before.




By Tore Kjeilen