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A list of 'famous' mosques around the world


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A list of 'famous' mosques around the world
Pul-e Khishti Mosque is the largest mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. Located in the center of old Kabul , the Pul-e Khishti Mosque can be identified by its large blue dome. The mosque originally was erected in the late 18th Century, but largely rebuilt under Zahir Shah in the late 1960s. It was damaged during recent fighting in the area, but is one of the few buildings in the area which has had restoration work done on it.

The Ketchaoua Mosque (Arabic: جامع كتشاوة‎, Djamaa Ketchaoua) is a mosque in Algiers, the capital of Algeria. It is located at the foot of the Casbah noted for its blend of Moorish and Byzantine architecture.

Centro Cultural Islam King Fahd Argentina

Blue Mosque, Yerevan Armenia


Auburn Gallipoli Mosque :The Auburn Gallipoli Mosque is in Auburn, New South Wales, Australia.

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque is a royal Islamic mosque located in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the Sultanate of Brunei. The mosque is classified as one of the most spectacular mosques in the Asia Pacific and a major tourist attraction. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque is considered amongst the people of Brunei as the country's major landmark.

The Niujie Mosque (Chinese: 牛街清真寺; pinyin: niújiē qīngzhēnsì) is the oldest mosque in Beijing, China. It was first built in 996 and was reconstructed as well as enlarged under the Qing Emperor Kangxi (1622-1722).

The Id Kah mosque (Chinese: 艾提尕尔; pinyin: àitígǎěr) is a mosque located in Kashgar, Xinjiang, in the western People's Republic of China. It is the largest mosque in China. Every Friday, it houses nearly 10,000 worshippers


Al-Azhar Mosque Egypt

The Babri Mosque india

Mesjid Raya Baiturrahman is a large mosque located in the center of the city of Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. It is of great symbolic significance to the Acehnese people as a symbol of Acehnese religion and culture, especially since it survived the devastating 2004 tsunami intact.

Imam Hussain Mosque iraq


The Hassan Bek Mosque, also known as the Hasan Bey Mosque, is considered to be one of the most well-known mosques located in Jaffa, which is incorported in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Kobe Mosque (神戸モスク Kōbe Mosque?), also known as Kobe Muslim Mosque (神戸ムスリムモスク Kōbe Muslim Mosque?), was founded in October, 1935 in Kobe and is Japan's first mosque.

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,

Shah Faisal Masjid in Islamabad, Pakistan

Masjid e Tooba or Tooba Mosque 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 Korangi Road. Masjid e Tooba is often claimed to be the largest single dome mosque in the world

The Badshahi Mosque (Urdu: بادشاھی مسجد), or the 'Emperor's Mosque', was built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore, Pakistan. It is one of the city's best known landmarks, and a major tourist attraction epitomising the beauty and grandeur of the Mughal era.

Mosque of Islamic Solidarity somalia

Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque sri lanka

Mosque Tucson usa

The Islamic Center of America is a mosque in Dearborn, Michigan, opened in 2005, that claims to be the largest in North America.[1][2] It caters mainly to the Shi'a Muslim congregation; however, all Muslims may attend the mosque.

The Islamic Center of Washington is a mosque and Islamic cultural center in Washington, D.C., United States. It is located on Embassy Row on Massachusetts Avenue just east of the bridge over Rock Creek. When it opened in 1957 it was the largest Muslim place of worship in the Western Hemisphere. Some 6,000 people attend prayers there each Friday.

Mosque of Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim Venezuela Caracas

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