There are most beautiful mosques present in the world which are considered to be symbols of excellent creatures and architecture contrary to other landmarks and buildings around the globe. The fine and flawless making and use of advanced working technologies along with sophisticated and elegant designs and structures made some of the mosques exceptional creations of the world, and even non-Muslims were keen to visit these beautiful mosques.
The spiritual and religious effects also added some extra attractiveness and magnificence to these mosques making them more beautiful places in the world. Here we have made a list of the top ten most beautiful mosques in the world for you to take a look and if you visit these countries that add these beautiful sites to the list of visiting places.
10: Qol Sharif Mosque
One of the largest mosques in Russia, Europe outside of Istanbul at the time of construction Qol Sharif Mosque was built in the Kazan Kremlin in the 16th century. The traditionally designed mosque building featured minarets which have been considered the most important symbols of Tatar aspirations.
It has been added to the list of most beautiful mosques in the world because of its elegant and graceful design while its complex structure made it an important cornerstone of Kazan’s architectural landscape.
9: Sabanci Mosque
The largest mosque in Turkey Sabancı Central Mosque is located in Adana and was constructed upon a confiscated Armenian cemetery. Sabanci Central Mosque is built on the intersection of the main arteries, railway lines and roads become the symbol of the city with its high minarets visible from almost anywhere in the city.
The interior and exterior of the mosque were more than extraordinary and exceptional making it one of the most beautiful mosques in the world.
8: Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque
Located in Bandar Seri Begawan, Sultanate of Brunei Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque stand among the most beautiful mosques in the world and is considered a major symbol and tourist destination of Brunei.
It can be described as the finest example of modern architecture which has been completed in 1958 named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the 30th Sultan of Brunei who initiated its construction during his rule. The most recognizable feature of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque is its main dome which has been covered in pure gold becoming one of expensive Islamic places in the state.
7: Faisal Mosque
The largest mosque in Pakistan and an iconic symbol of Islamabad all around the world it is among the world’s most beautiful mosques and has been situated at the north end of Faisal Avenue. It was the largest mosque around the globe from 1986 until 1993; the Contemporary Islamic landmark has been constructed in 1987 for $120 million approximately.
The mosque was named after King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz who funded the mosque’s architecture as modern and unique concerning domes and arches compared to other buildings.
6: Sheikh Zayed Mosque
In the capital city of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Zayed Mosque is considered to be a historical and modern value of architecture and art to unite the cultural diversity of the Islamic world. Constructed from 1996 to 2007 Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and has been added to the list of most beautiful mosques all around the world having exceptional and magnificent artwork.
It has the world’s largest carpet pools along the arcades reflecting the mosque’s spectacular columns while the projection of bluish-grey clouds onto the external walls is also remarkable.
5: Floating Mosque
The Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque or the Floating Mosque is the first floating mosque in Malaysia which has been placed in Kuala Ibai Lagoon near the estuary of Kuala Ibai River. The combination of modern and Moorish architecture and the use of marble, ceramics, mosaic works and dominant paving made it one of the most beautiful mosques around the globe.
Officially opened in July 1995 the floating mosque covers an area of around 5 acres and can accommodate about two thousand attendees.
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4: Mosque of Cordoba
The Great Mosque of Córdoba depicts the fine artwork of architects and designers; the mosque is one of the most accomplished monuments of Moorish architecture. It has been located in the district of the Diocese of Córdoba, Spain while renowned for its exquisiteness and elegance making it one of the most beautiful mosques across the globe.
The Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman I demolished the entire structure, both mosque and Church and built the new grand structure of the Mosque of Cordoba while later Muslim Spanish lobbied Roman Catholic Church and allow them to worship in the cathedral.
3: Al-Aqsa Mosque
The third holiest site in Islam and one of the world’s most beautiful mosques Al-Aqsa Mosque is located in the Old City of Jerusalem; the mosque has great spiritual value for all Muslims around the world.
The mosque was originally a small prayer house built by Rashidun caliph Umar but rebuilt and expanded by Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik which has been later finished by his son. In past, it underwent various renovations and design improvements and many of Islamic rulers have made additions to it.
Established and initially built by the Islamic prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Masjid-e-Nabawi is situated in the city of Medina in Saudi Arabia. The second mosque built in the history of Islam is one of the largest mosques in the world to date and the second-holiest site in Islam which has been expanded and decorated by subsequent rulers with time.
It is among the most beautiful mosques around the world and has a great emotional engagement for Muslims because of its connections to the life of Muhammad (PBUH). At the same time, it also incorporates the final resting place of Muhammad (PBUH).
1: Masjid Al-Haram
The largest and most sacred place in the entire Islamic world Masjid Al-Haram or Great Mosque of Mecca surrounds the holiest place of Muslims Kaaba. It covers an area of 356,800 square metres having indoor and outdoor praying spaces that can accommodate up to two million worshippers during the largest annual gatherings of Muslims in the world at Hajj.
Saudi Arabian government administrated was established at the time of Abraham (A.S) and afterwards, it underwent numerous expansions and fine advancements for which it became the most beautiful mosque in the world.