Abu El-Maati Mosque: Interior view showing wooden minbar and qibla niche
Damietta or Dumyat is a port and the capital of the governorate of Dumyat. It is located at the intersection between the Mediterranean Sea and the Nile, about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Cairo. Abu El-Maati Mosque is surrounded by an enormous cemetery. The mosque was built during the Fatimid period (969 to 1171). The mosque has been closed down and is falling into ruin.