The Mahmandar is the Sultan's chief chef. This mosque that was built by Hassan Ibn Balaban (Ibn al-Mahmandar), is unique because of its Mongol-style minaret. It went under major reconstruction in 1946 after it was destroyed in the earthquake of 1822.
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