10 Magnificent Mosques That Will Leave You Speechless

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

Picture of Al Haram Mosque, Mecca

Built: At the time of Abraham

Capacity: 900,000

Special attribute: The oldest, the largest the holiest.

2.Crystal Mosque Malaysia

Picture Of Crystal Mosque Malaysia

Built: 2008

Capacity: 1500 Worshippers

Special Attribute: It is simply Sublime.

3.Puchong Perdana Mosque Malaysia

Picture of Punchong Mosque

Built: 2006

Capacity: 400

Special attribute: Also known as the floating Mosque, looks like it is floating on water at nighttime.

4.Qolsarif Mosque, Russia

Picture of 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

Picture of Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad

Built: 1986

Capacity: 270,000

Special Attribute: It is has a futuristic design that makes it look like a space station.

6.Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Picture of Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad

Built: 2007

Capacity: 40,000

Special Attribute: Contains the world’s largest carpet.

7.Dome of the Rock Mosque, Jerusalem

Dome of the Rock Mosque, Jerusalem

Built: 691 CE

Capacity: 1500

Special Attribute: Sacred Grounds for Jews, Muslims and Christians.

8.The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Picture Of The Blue Mosque

Built; 1616

Capacity; 10,000

Special Atrribute: Ostrich eggs placed on Chandeliers to repel spiders.

9.Hassan 2 Mosque, Casablanca

Picture of Hassan 2 Mosque

Built: 1993

Capacity: 105,000 Worshippers

Special Attribute: Worlds tallest religious structure.

10. Zahir Mosque, Malaysia

Picture Of Zahir Mosque

Built:1912

Capacity: 5000+

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.

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