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97 Beautiful Examples of Islamic Architecture: Masjid around the world

Masjid is holy place for Muslims. Muslims all around the world worship in Holy Place Masjid and pray five times in a day. A mosque is a place of worship for followers of Islam. Muslims often refer to the mosque by its Arabic name. The beauty of a Mosque’s architecture is often breathtaking. Today Here we have gathered 97 most beautiful Masjid representing Islamic Culture around the World.

The architecture of the Muslim world or Islamic architecture, highly diverse but unified by climate, culture, and a love of geometric and arabesque ornament, as well as by the mobility of ideas, artisans, and architects throughout the region.

Tips for visiting masjid: Some masjid’s do not admit non-Muslims into the buildings, but most of those listed below do allow tourists to enjoy their sacred spaces and beautiful interiors. Visiting is only permitted outside of prayer times. Modest dress is required for both men and women and women must cover their heads. Wraps are provided when deemed necessary by mosque officials. If it often necessary for visitors to remove their shoes at the entrance. Some mosques can be cold in the winter, so consider warm socks! Even outside the designated prayer times, one will usually find a few Muslims performing prayers in the mosque. Be quiet and respectful, and try not to walk in front of them (some Muslims feel that would imply they are bowing down before a person instead of God).

Masjid Al Haram in Makkah – Saudi Arabia

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Masjid Al Nabawi in Madinah – Saudi Arabia

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Entrance – Masjid Al Nabawi in Madinah – Saudi Arabia

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Nightfall- Masjid Al Nabawi in Madinah – Saudi Arabia

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Front – Masjid Al Nabawi in Madinah – Saudi Arabia

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Masjid Al Aqsa in Jerusalem – Palastine

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Badshahi Mosque in Lahore – Pakistan

 

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Abu Derwish Mosque in Amman – Jordan

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Al Azhar Mosque in Cairo – Egypt

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Al Zulfa Mosque in Seeb – Oman

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Blue Mosque in Herat –  Afghanistan

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Auburn Mosque in Sydney – Australia

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Al Fateh Mosque in Manama – Bahrain

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Tzisdarakis Mosque in Monastiraki – Greece

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Zahra Mosque in Kuwait

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courtyard – Wilayah Persekutuan Mosque in Malaysia

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Wazir Khan’s Mosque in Lahore – Pakistan

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Wadi Al Husein Mosque in Talomano Narathiwat – Thailand

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Umayyad Mosque in Damascus – Syria

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Ubidiah Mosque in Kuala Kangsar – Malaysia

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Tin Mal mosque – Morocco

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The Roman Mosque – Italy

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The Floating Mosque in Penang – Malaysia

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Tatar Mosque in Constanta – Romania

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Taj Mahal Mosque in Agra – India

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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat –  Oman (arch)

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Sultan Mosque – Singapore

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Sultan Hasan Mosque in Cairo – Egypt

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul – Turkey

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Sultan Ahmed Fountain in Istanbul – Turkey

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Suleiman Mosque in Istanbul – Turkey (view to Bosphorus)

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Souq Waqif Culture Mosque in Doha – Qatar

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Soofie Mosque in Ladysmith – South Africa

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Sinan Pasha Mosque in Prizren – Kosovo

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque – Abu Dhabi – UAE

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ehitlik Mosque in Berlin – Germany

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Shakhi Zindeh Mosque in Samarkand – Uzbekistan

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Shah Jehan Mosque in Thatta – Pakistan

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Selong Great Mosque in Lombok – Indonesia

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Sehzade Mosque in Istanbul – Turkey

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Sayyeda Zeinab Mosque in Damascus – Syria

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Saparmurad Hajji Mosque in Ashgabat – Turkmenistan

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Sankore Mosque in Timbuktu – Mali

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Mosque in Saint Petersburg- Russia

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Sabanci Mosque in Adana – Turkey

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Sabah State Mosque in Kota Kinabalu – Malaysia

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Rustem Pasha Mosque in Istanbul – Turkey

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Mosque in Ethiopia

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Mosque in El Paso – USA

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Mosque in Chipata – Zambia

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Mosque in Brazil

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Mosque in Bobo Dioulasso – Burkina Faso

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Mosque in Akhaltsikhe – Georgia

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MOAB Mosque in Baghdad – Iraq

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Mesjid Raya in Makassar – Indonesia

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Mecca Mosque in Hyderabad – India

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Mosque in Mazare Shareef – Afghanistan

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Mawlana Mosque in Rotterdam – Netherlands

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Mawlana Mosque in Konya – Turkey

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Masjid Jamek in Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

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Masjid An Nour Mosque in Preston – England

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Masjid Al Nabawi in Madinah – Saudi Arabia

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Masjid Al Kabir in Kuwait

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Manjali Mosque in Atyrau – Kazakhstan

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Larabanga Mosque – Ghana

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La Mesquita de Palermo in Buenos Aires – Argentina

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Kul Sharif Mosque in Kazan – Russia

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Koutoubia Mosque in Marakesh – Morocco

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Klang Mosque in Malaysia

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Kipchak Mosque in Ashgabat – Turkmenistan

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Kalon Mosque in Bukhara – Uzbekistan

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Jummah Mosque – Mauritius

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Jumeirah Mosque in Dubai – UAE

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Jamie Asr Mosque in Brunei

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Jamia Masjid in Las Vegas – USA

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Jameh Mosque in Isfahan – Iran

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Jama Mosque in New Delhi – India

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Islamic Center – Toledo

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Imam Mosque in Isfahan – Iran

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Hui Mosque in Ningxia – China

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Hsipaw Mosque – Burma

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Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca – Morocco

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Haji Ali Mosque in Mumbai – India

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Hadhrat Khidir Mosque in Samarkand – Uzbekistan

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Great Mosque in Xian – China

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Great Mosque in Touba – Senegal

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Great Mosque in Medan – Indonesia

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Fatma Mosque in Kuwait

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Faisal Mosque in Lahore – Pakistan

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Cyristal Mosque in Kuala Terengganu – Malaysia

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Central Mosque in Seoul – South Korea

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Banya Bashi Mosque in Sofia – Bulgaria

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Azadi Mosque in Ashgabat – Turkmenistan

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Al Fidos Mosque in Baghdad – Iraq

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