Buildings have been used as a statement of the pride and power of organizations and religious orders are no exception. The most revered structures have usually been the houses of worship throughout history. Here is a list of 10 magnificently beautiful mosques the Muslim world has produced since its inception.
1. Al Haram Mosque, Mecca
Built: At the time of Abraham
Special attribute: The oldest, the largest the holiest.
2.Crystal Mosque Malaysia
Capacity: 1500 Worshippers
Special Attribute: It is simply Sublime.
3.Puchong Perdana Mosque Malaysia
Special attribute: Also known as the floating Mosque, looks like it is floating on water at nighttime.
4.Qolsarif Mosque, Russia
Built: 16th century rebuilt in 1996
Capacity: in the 000’s
Special Attribute: It is so beautiful; it’s a tourist attraction in its own right
5.Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad
Special Attribute: It is has a futuristic design that makes it look like a space station.
6.Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi
Special Attribute: Contains the world’s largest carpet.
7.Dome of the Rock Mosque, Jerusalem
Built: 691 CE
Special Attribute: Sacred Grounds for Jews, Muslims and Christians.
8.The Blue Mosque, Istanbul
Special Atrribute: Ostrich eggs placed on Chandeliers to repel spiders.
9.Hassan 2 Mosque, Casablanca
Capacity: 105,000 Worshippers
Special Attribute: Worlds tallest religious structure.
10. Zahir Mosque, Malaysia
Special Attribute: Has 5 large domes, to symbolize the five pillars of Islam.
We hope you enjoyed this article. This list is by no means exhaustive so please feel free to share pictures of other beautiful Mosques and/or any comments and questions you may have otherwise below.