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10 Most Beautiful Mosques in the World

Here, we are going to see 10 most beautiful mosques in the world.

Masjid Al Haram

The Masjid al-Ḥaram is also known as the Sacred Mosque and the Grand Mosque or Great Mosque of Mecca. It's the largest mosque in the world and situated in the Islam's holiest place Kaaba that is in the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Masjid al-Haram was opened in 638 AD and it has a capacity of 900,000 people. Mimar Sinan was the architect of this grand mosque.

Masjid Al Haram

Masjid al Nabawi

Another beautiful mosque, Al-Masjid an-Nabawi was established and initially built by the prophet Muhammad (PBUH).This mosque is situated in the city of Medina in Saudi Arabia and it was opened in 622 AD with the capacity of 600,000 worshipers.

Masjid al Nabawi

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque also known as the Grande Mosque Hassan II is a mosque in Casablanca 20000, Morocco. This is the biggest mosque in Morocco and it has the rank of 13th largest mosque in the world. Its minaret is the world's tallest at 210 meters (689 ft). The Hassan II mosque was opened in 1993. It has Moorish architecture by Michel pinseau.

Hassan II Mosque

Masjid al-Aqsa

Masjid al-Aqsa known as Al-Aqsa Mosque and Bayt al-Muqaddas is the third holiest place in Islam and is situated in the Old City of Jerusalem. It was opened in 705 AD with the capacity of 5000 worshipers. it is made with the Abbasid architecture, Romanesque architecture, Fatimid architecture and Mimar kemaleddin was its architecture.

Masjid al-Aqsa

Badshahi Mosque

In Lahore, the Badshahi Mosque was specially made by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. This mosque was constructed between 1671 and 1673 with the height of 69m.

It was known as the largest mosque in the world upon construction. Nawab zain yar jang bahadur was its architect and this mosque is constructed according to Indo-Islamic architecture, Islamic architecture, and Mughal architecture.

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque

One of the beautiful and biggest Mosques in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque situated on sheikh Rashid bin Saeed street Abu Dhabi which is considered to be the key for worship in the country. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was opened on 20th December 2007. It has Mughal and Moorish architecture and Yusuf Abdelki presented its architecture.

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The Zahir Mosque

In the heart of Alor Star, Kedah's state mosque "The Zahir Mosque" is located in the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia. The Zahir mosque is one of the grandest and oldest mosques in Malaysia which was built in 1912 according to Islamic architecture. This mosque has 5 domes.

Zahir Mosque

Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Turkey Istanbul has a historical mosque "The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmed Mosque" is located in Turkey's Historic Centre. This mosque was opened in 1616 with the height of 43 meters and it has the capacity of 10000 worshipers. It has an ottoman and Islamic architecture which was made by Sedefkar Mehmed Agha.

Beautiful Mosques in the World

Masjid e Jahan Numa

The Masjid-e-Jahan Numa which is generally known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi is one of the largest mosques in New Delhi and it is situated in Chandni Chowk, New Delhi India. It was built by Shah Jahan. It has the capacity of 25000 people and opened in 1656.

Masjid e Jahan Numa

The Umayyad Mosque

A beautiful Mosque in Damascus, Syria is "The Umayyad Mosque" which is also known as the Great Mosque Damascus and it is located in the old city of Damascus. This is also renowned as one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. The Umayyad Mosque is considered by some Muslims to be the fourth-holiest place in Islam. It was opened in 715 AD .It was made by following the Islamic and Umayyad architecture with 77m height.

Umayyad Mosque

Faisal Mosque

One of the largest mosques is Faisal Mosque Pakistan which is located at khayaban- e-margala in the national capital city of Islamabad. It was built with the cost of 120 million dollars and it was opened in 1986.Faisal mosque is created in Islamic architecture style which was presented by Vedat dalokay.

Faisal Mosque
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