Are you a holy person? If you are, you will most likely be interested in knowing about the most beautiful mosques in the world. Here they are:
Al Haram-Mecca Mosque, Saudi Arabia
It is the most famous worship mosque in the world. According to the Qur'an, it is the first house built for mankind to worship Allah. It is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds the Kaaba, the most sacred place for Muslims. The current structure covers an area of 99 acres and includes indoor and outdoor prayer spaces. During the Hajj period, it can accommodate up to 4 million people.
Faisal Mosque Islamabad-Pakistan
It is the fourth largest mosque in the world and the largest in south-east and south Asia. From 1986 to 1994, it was the largest mosque in the world before the end of Hassan II in Morocco. For many years, the center of worship has been voted one of the most beautiful places in the world.
It was built between 1602 and 1619 during the reign of Shah Abbas I. In addition to being a center of worship, it has other roles. It also functions as a hospital, royal mint, royal caravans and baths.
Taj ul mosque-Bhopal, India
Located in Bhopal, India, the Taj ul mosque is also known as the mosque wreath. With a pink façade, the worship center has two 18-storey minarets with marble domes. It also has a lamp dome, marble floor and large hallway. There is also a two-story gate that has four steep arches. While its main role is to serve as a mosque, it also doubles as an Islamic school during the day.
Wazir Khan-Lahore, Pakistan
Located in the northern city of Lahore in Pakistan on one of the busiest roads in the area. The mosque has been standing since the 17th century and is one of the highlights in the city. What makes the center of worship attractive are the colors and the paintings. Inside and outside the mosque are fresco paintings and tiles. The painting features a wide range of colors such as green, cerulean blue, yellow, purple, orange and cobalt.
It is one of the highlights of Istanbul. It boasts six needle-like minarets and a series of domes and half domes. It was built during the reign of Ottoman ruler Ahmed I between 1609 and 1616. In addition to attractive domes, the mosque also has high ceilings containing 20,000 Iznik blue tiles. The tiles have trees and flowers of different patterns.
Ubudiah-kuala Kangsar, Malaysia
It boasts four minarets and a golden dome that was designed by a British architect, Arthur Benison Huback. Huback set up the center of worship at the command of Sultan Idris Mushidul Azam Shah who had vowed to build a beautiful mosque as a thank-you after recovering from an illness.
These are some of the most beautiful mosques in the world. In case you are visiting a city with one of the aforementioned mosques, do not hesitate to visit it and get a spectacular beauty.