The construction of Utrush Mosque was initiated in 1393 under the orders of Amir Aqbugha al-Jamali al-Utrush, who died five years later. He was buried in the mosque. Amir Dimardash al- Nasseri completed the building in 1408.
The mosque is located behind the House of Government, south of the citadel. It is well known for its facade decoration, two doors and minaret. The prayer room is distinguished by its large yellow columns. The niche and minbar are made of marble. The tomb is a domed stone dome ornamented by muqarnas. Sources:
Meinecke, Michael. 1992. Die Mamlukische Architektur in Ägypten und Syrien (648/1250 bis 923/1517). Glückstadt: Verlag J. J. Augustin, I/135, II/295-296.
Rihawi, Abdul Qader. 1979. Arabic Islamic Architecture in Syria. Damascus: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, 180.