Collection of World Most Beautiful Masjids.
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The Masjid al-Haram in Makkah as it exists today
The Masjid al-Nabawi in Medina as it exists today
Al-Aqsa Masjid the holiest site in Judaism.
It is the third holiest Masjid in Islam.
Zayed Mosque : Covers an area of 22000 m2, 33000 Tons of Steel,
120,000 m3 of Concrete, 7000 foundation piles.
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Ali Saifuddin Masjid in Brunei. Like several of Brunei's main
buildings, the mosque is lit up at night. It was designed by
an Italian architect and built in 1958 using Italian marble
and granite from Shanghai. The golden dome is 52 meters tall
and is visible from most of the city.
current sultan built this mosque in Kiarong to celebrate his
silver jubilee. It's officially called "Jame 'Asr Hassanil
Bolkiah", the Hassanil Bolkiah mosque. It's even more spectacular
than the Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque, and well worth a visit.
also lit up at nighttime
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Masjid Al Aqsa & Dome of Rock
and Visitors at the masjid made from ROCK SALT inside
the salt mines of Khewra, Pakistan.
Khewra, best known for its salt range and mines, is located
nearly 170 kilometers from Islamabad. THe Khewra Salt mines
are said to be the second largest salt mines in the world. The
salt which is sometimes made into decorative pieces like lamps
is mostly used for human consumption
The Quba Masjid (Quba' Masjid or Masjid al-Quba, just outside
Medina, Saudi Arabia, is the first Islamic Masjid ever built.
Its first stones were positioned by the prophet Muhammad on
his emigration from the city of Makkah to Medina
and the Masjid was completed by his companions. Muhammad spent
more than 20 nights in this Masjid (after migrating)
praying qasr (a short prayer) while waiting for Imam Ali whose
house was behind this Masjid.
King Faisal Masjid in Islamabad, Pakistan,by Turkish architect
was financed by approximately 1976 SAR130 million (2006 US$120
million) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia The Shah Faisal
Masjid in Islamabad, Pakistan, is the largest Masjid in South
Asia. It is a well-known masjid in the Islamic world and is
renowned for both its immense size and its architecture.
Malmo Mosque is one of Sweden's main mosques located in the
outskirts of Malmo in southern Sweden. It was inaugurated in
1984 as the first mosque in Scandinavia .In connection to the
mosque is the Islamic center which contains an islamic school
and library. It serves as a place of worship for some 55,000
muslims living in the area.
have been three arson attacks on the mosque. On 2005-09-18 and
on 2005-10-21 the fires were put out quickly and only minor
damage was done, but on 2003-04-28 attack the mosque was more
severely damaged and other buildings at the Islamic center were
totally destroyed. Malmo is one of the main centers for Swedish
Stockholm Mosque, inaugurated in 2000 and located near Medborgarplatsen
is Stockholm's largest Islamic place of worship. Originally
built as an electric power station (Katarinastationen) and located
adjacent to the small park known, the building was designed
by the Art Nouveau architect Ferdinand Boberg and completed
The Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque, also known as the King Fahd bin
Abdulaziz al-Saud Mosque or the Mosque of the Custodian of the
Two Holy Mosques is a mosque at Europa Point, at the southern
tip of Gibraltar. The building was a gift from King Fahd of
Saudi Arabia and took two years to build at a cost of around
five million pounds. It was officially inaugurated on 8 August
1997. Around seven per cent of Gibraltar's population are Muslims;
a total of approximately 2,000 people. The mosque complex also
contains a school, library, and lecture hall.
The Great Masjid of Djenné, MALIis host to an
annual festival. The Great Mosque of Djenné is the largest
mud brick or adobe building in the world and is considered by
many architects to be the greatest achievement of the Sudano-Sahelian
architectural style, albeit with definite Islamic influences.
mosque is located in the city of Djenné, Mali on the
flood plain of the Bani River. The first mosque on the site
was built in the 13th century, but the current structure dates
from 1907. As well as being the centre of the community of Djenné,
it is one of the most famous landmarks in Africa. Along with
the "Old Towns of Djenné" it was designated
a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988.
(Largest self-supporting dome in the world), Karachi
e Tooba or Tooba Masjid is located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
Locally, it is also known as the Gol Masjid. Masjid e Tooba
was built in 1969 in Defense Housing Society, Karachi. It is
located just off main Qurangi Road. Masjid e Tooba is probably
the largest single dome Masjid in the world. It is also major
tourist attraction in Karachi. Masjid e Tooba is built with
pure white marble. The dome of the Masjid e Tooba is 72 meters
(236 feet) in diameter, and is balanced on a low surrounding
wall with no central pillars. Masjid e Tooba has a single minaret
standing 70 meters high. The central prayer hall has a capacity
of 5,000 people. It has been built keeping acoustics in mind.
A person speaking inside one end of the dome can be heard at
the other end.
The Badshahi Masjid in Lahore, Pakistan with an iwan at center
, three domes, and five visible minarets. The Badshahi Masjid,
'Emperor's Masjid', was built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor
Aurangzeb in Lahore, Pakistan. It is one of the city's best
and a major tourist attraction epitomising the beauty and grandeur
of the Mughal era.
of accommodating over 55,000 worshippers, it is the second largest
Masjid in Pakistan, after the Faisal Masjid in Islamabad. The
architecture and design of the Badshahi Masjid is closely related
to the Jama Masjid in Delhi, India, which was built in 1648
by Aurangzeb's father and predecessor, emperor Shah Jahan. Badshahi
Masjid is one of the famous locations where Qari Basit recited
Quol Sharif mosque (also spelled Qol Sherif, Kul Sharif) is
the largest mosque in Russia and, reputedly, in Europe.
the mosque was built in Kazan Kremlin in the 16th century. It
was named by Qol Sharif who served there. It is believed that
the building featured minarets, both in the form of cupolas
and tents. Its design was traditional for Volga Bulgaria, although
elements of early Renaissance and Ottoman architecture could
have been used as well. In 1552, during the storm of Kazan it
was destroyed by the Russians.
The domes of the Khatem Al Anbiyaa Masjid in Beirut, Lebanon
Mosque in Sendling, Munich, Germany, is situated on Schanzenbachstrasse.
The Mosque has existed there since 1989 as an Islamic prayer
house mainly for Turkish Muslims. The official Turkish name
of the Mosque is Diyanet leri Türk Islam Merkezi, which
reads as German Turkish-Islamic center for the Institute for
Religion. This is shortened to DITIM, and is also designated
to the Mosque association, to which 42 members and their families
Al Fateh Masjid (also known as Al Fateh Islamic Centre/Grand
Masjid) is Bahrain's largest Masjid. The huge domed Al Fateh
Masjid, located in Juffair will soon house the new National
Library which is due to open in 2006. Besides being a place
of Islamic worship, people of all communities are welcome at
the Al Fateh Masjid, and it is one of the major tourist attractions.
Guided tours for tourists are conducted many times during the
The Sixty Pillar Masjid (the Shatgumbad) is a Masjid located
in Bagerhat, south Bangladesh.
This is one of the oldest Masjids in the country. It attracts
a large number of tourists and visitors every year.
It has more than sixty pillars with its eighty one gambuj or
Seventy seven domes are over the roof and four smaller ones
over the four corner towers.
It was established by Khan Jahan Ali, a Muslim saint and the
local ruler of Bagerhat
, during the 15th century CE. The Masjid is decorated mostly
with terracotta and bricks.