Where'd you like to go?
My Profile
Edit your profile
Close session
Write an opinion

1 review of Sun Clock

Unique for the role it plays

This sundial is located in the central courtyard of the Sidi Okba Mosque . It is situated on a raised platform and is unique for the role it plays: recording prayer times. According to the Qur'an, Muslims must pray 5 times a day (one of the five pillars of Islam), on a pre-established schedules that varies according to the seasons: Half an hour before sunrise ("asr"), at sunrise ("fajr"), at noon when the sun is at its zenith ("dhuhr"), the afternoon ("maghrib"), and an hour and a half after sunset ("isha").

Read more
Have you been here?
Add your opinion and photos and help other travelers discover

Information about Sun Clock