Mosque (Masjid) is a Holy place for Muslims. It is a spot for worship for all of the followers of Islam. Mosque is the place the place all of the Muslims of the group come collectively and have their prayers. However, Mosques or Masjids are tremendous examples of wonderful structure of Islam and Muslims. Beautiful mosques are discovered throughout the globe, with the unfold of the Islamic empire all through the World.
There are so many stunning mosques based in lots of international locations. All these look beautiful from the skin and in case you are fortunate sufficient to be a Muslim and have visited a few of the inside, nicely then you definitely would know that it’s breath-taking!
What higher time than to understand the great thing about these Islamic architectures than the month of Ramadan? Here’s 10 awe-inspiring, lovely mosques from numerous nations all over the world that’ll depart you breathless.
These are prime ten of the Most Beautiful Mosques.
10. Al Haram Mosque – Macca, Saudi Arabia
The Qur’an mentioned that this was the primary home constructed for humanity to worship Allah. The most well-known monument on the earth, Al Haram mosque or “Grand Mosque” is situated within the metropolis of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is the most important mosque on the earth and surrounds one in all Islam’s holiest locations, the Kaaba. The mosque is also referred to as the best Mosque. Current construction covers an space of four hundred,800 sq. meters (ninety nine.zero acres), together with out of doors and indoor praying areas and may accommodate as much as F million individuals through the interval of the Hajj, one of many largest annual worship of the Muslim on the planet.
9. Al-Masjid an-Nabawi – Medina, Saudi Arabia
Al Nabawi Mosque, usually known as the Prophet’s Mosque, is a mosque constructed by the Prophet Mohammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) located within the metropolis of Medina. It is the second holiest website in Islam (the primary being the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca). It was the second mosque inbuilt historical past and is now one of many largest mosques on the planet after the al-Haram mosque in Mecca. One of a very powerful place of this mosque is Green Dome (the middle of the mosque), the place the tomb of the Prophet Mohammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) is positioned. In 1279 AD, a wood cupola was constructed over the tomb which was later rebuilt and renovated a number of occasions in late fifteenth century and as soon as in 1817. The dome was first painted inexperienced in 1837, and later grew to become often called the Green Dome.
8. Al Aqsa Mosque – Jerusalem, Palestine
Al-Aqsa Mosque often known as Al-Aqsa and Bayt al-Muqaddas, is the third holiest website in Islam and an Islamic shrine positioned within the Old City of Jerusalem. In the mosque itself is a part of Al-Haram ash-Sharif or “Sacred Noble Sanctuary” (along with the Dome of the Rock). A web site which is also referred to as Temple Mount because the holiest website in Judaism, as a result of it’s believed to be The Temple of Jerusalem as soon as stood. Muslims imagine that the Prophet Mohammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was transported from the Sacred Mosque in Mecca to the Al-Aqsa Mosque through the Night Journey. Islamic custom states that Prophet Mohammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) led prayers towards this mosque till the seventeenth month after the emigration, when Allah ordered him to show to the Kaaba.
7. Hassan II Mosque – Morocco
The Grande Mosquée Hassan II, positioned in Casablanca, Morocco. It is the most important mosque within the nation and the seventh largest on the earth. Its minaret is the world’s tallest at 210 metres (689 ft). It was accomplished in 1993. The minaret is 60 tales excessive topped by a laser. The sunshine from which is directed in direction of Mecca. The mosque stands on a promontory searching to the Atlantic Ocean. The ocean mattress being seen by the glass ground of the constructing’s corridor. The partitions are of hand-crafted marble and the roof is retractable. A most of a hundred and five,000 worshippers can collect collectively for prayer: 25,000 contained in the mosque corridor and one other eighty,000 on the mosque’s outdoors grounds.
6. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque – Brunei
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is a royal Islamic mosque situated in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the Sultanate of Brunei. The mosque thought-about one of the crucial stunning mosques within the Asia Pacific and a significant landmark and vacationer attraction of Brunei. The constructing was accomplished in 1958 and is an instance of contemporary Islamic structure. The mosque is in-built a man-made lagoon on the banks of the Brunei River at Kampong Ayer, the “village within the water”. It has marble minarets and golden domes with courtyards and plush gardens filled with fountains. The mosque is surrounded by a lot of timber and floral gardens which in Islam symbolizes heaven. The mosque unites Mughal structure and Italian types.
5. Zahir Mosque – Kedah, Malaysia
The Zahir Mosque is Kedah’s state mosque. It is positioned within the coronary heart of Alor Star. The state capital of Kedah, Malaysia. It is without doubt one of the grandest and oldest mosques in Malaysia. The mosque was inbuilt 1912, funded by Tunku Mahmud, son of the Sultan Tajuddin Mukarram Shah. The structure from the mosque impressed by AZIZI Mosque within the metropolis of Langkat in north Sumatra, Indonesia.The mosque was based with 5 massive domes symbolizing the 5 fundamental rules of Islam. The state’s Quran studying competitors is held yearly inside the premises of the mosque. This mosque has been voted the highest 10 most lovely mosques on this planet.
4. Faisal Mosque Islamabad – Pakistan
Faisal Mosque in Islamabad is the largest mosque in south east and southern Asia and the fourth largest mosque on this planet. It was the most important mosque on this planet of 1986-1993 earlier than defeated measure by the completion of the Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco and after the enlargement of Masjid Al-Haram (Grand Mosque) of Mecca and the Al-Masjid Al-Nabawi (Prophet’s (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia within the Nineteen Nineties.
3. Taj ul Mosque – Bhopal, India
Taj-ul-Masajid actually means “The Crown of Mosques” located in Bhopal, India. The mosque can be used as a Islamic faculty through the day time. It is among the largest mosque in asia. The mosque has a pink facade topped by two 18-storey excessive octagonal minarets with marble domes. The mosque additionally has three big bulbous domes, a formidable predominant hallway with enticing pillars and marble flooring resembling Mughal structure the likes of Jama Masjid in Delhi and the massive Badshahi Mosque of Lahore. It has a courtyard with a big tank within the centre. It has a double-storeyed gateway with 4 recessed archways and 9 cusped multifold openings in the principle prayer corridor.
2. Badshahi Mosque of Lahore – Pakistan
The Badshahi Mosque or the ‘Royal Mosque’ in Lahore, commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and accomplished in 1673, is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque on this planet. Epitomising the sweetness, ardour and grandeur of the Mughal period. It’s Lahore’s most well-known landmark and a serious vacationer attraction. Capable of accommodating fifty five,000 worshippers in its major prayer corridor and an additional ninety five,000 in its courtyard and porticoes, it remained the most important mosque on this planet from 1673 to 1986 (a interval of 313 years).
1. Sultan Mosque, Singapore
Sultan Mosque, situated at Muscat Street and North Bridge Road in Kampong Glam Rochor District in Singapore remains to be thought-about one of the vital essential mosque in Singapore. It has stayed primarily unchanged. Because it was constructed, solely with enhancements made to the principle corridor in 1960 and annex added in 1993. It set as a nationwide monument on March 14th 1975.