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  1. MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA: A view of the minarets and domes of The Grand Mosque.1
  2. JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA: One of the 1,300 mosques in Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia and one of the principal gateways to the Holy City of Mecca.2
  3. ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: The Faisal Masjid in Islamabad is the largest mosque in Pakistan. It is named after the late Saudi King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz, who financed its construction.3
  4. The State Mosque in Doha, Qatar, is now officially known as Sheikh Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab Mosque. It can hold a congregation of 30,000 including separate enclosures for men and women.4
  5. ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: The Sheikh Zayed Mosque backdropped by a clear blue sky in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Mosque, named after Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is the biggest mosque in the United Arab Emirates.


  6. BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM: The minaret of the Central Mosque blends into the skyline of Birmingham City as Muslims arrive for Friday prayers.
  7. PATTANI, THAILAND: Thai Muslim women pray during the special Eid ul-Fitr morning prayer at the Central Mosque of Pattani in the southern province of Pattani, Thailand. The beautiful mosque is the largest in Thailand. Pattani is one of the four provinces of Thailand where the majority of the population (88%) are Malay Muslim.
  8. DEARBORN, MICHIGAN, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: An interfaith group rallies at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan. It is the largest mosque in North America and the oldest Shia mosque in the United States.
  9. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: A mosque in Leyton, London, England.
  10. FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:  The Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia was one of the first mosques to be established in the region.
  11. KHARTOUM, SUDAN: A general view of the city center and the As Sayed Ali Mosque in Khartoum, Sudan. Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, lies at the point where both the Blue and the White Nile converge.
  12. KAZAN, RUSSIA:  The Qolsharif Mosque in the Kazan Kremlin in Kazan, Russia. At the time of its original construction in the 16th century, it was believed to be the oldest mosque in Europe outside Istanbul. Named after Qolsharif, a religious scholar and Imam of the Khanate of Kazan, who died in 1552 defending the mosque against Russian forces of Ivan the Terrible. It was rebuilt and inaugurated in 2005. Kazan is in Tatarstan, a federal subject of Russia in the Volga Federal District.
  13. MOGADISHU, SOMALIA: A handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, shows a general view of a mosque opposite the parliament building in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
  14. AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: The Ponsonby Mosque on in Ponsonby, Auckland, was built in the 1970s. Islam first came to New Zealand in the 1870s with the arrival of Muslim Chinese gold prospectors. Later waves of Muslim immigrants came from India, Eastern Europe and Fiji.
  15. LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM: The Leeds Grand Central Mosque looms above the city’s Burley area.
  16. MUSCAT, OMAN:The awe-inspiring Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman, is built from 300,000 tonnes of Indian sandstone. It took six years and four months to build and was finished in 2001. It can accommodate a maximum of 20,000 worshippers including a separate prayer hall for women. The Grand Mosque has the second-largest prayer carpet and chandelier in the world.
  17. TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN: An Uzbek woman outside the Juma Mosque in Tashkent in the central Asian country of Uzbekistan. The mosque was built in the 9th century after the Arab invasion of the ancient Zoroastrian Tashkent region.
  18. LONDON, ENGLAND:  The London Muslim Centre is one of the largest mosques in the United Kingdom.
  19. MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA: Pilgrims pray in the Grand Mosque, known to the faithful as Masjid al-Ḥaram, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the holy city of Mecca. At the centre of the Grand Mosque is the Kaaba, a cuboid-shaped building housing in its eastern corner the sacred Black Stone, which makes it the holiest site in Islam. The Quran states that Abraham and his son Ishmael raised the foundations of this holy house.
  20. ISTANBUL, TURKEY: The iconic Sultanahmet Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey is a masterpiece of Ottoman and Byzantine architectural traditions. View more photos of Istanbul
  21. LAHORE, PAKISTAN: Pigeons fly over the Wazir Khan Mosque in the walled city of Old Lahore in Pakistan.  The great mosque was built by built by Hakim Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari, court physician to the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who later rose to the status of governor. Construction began around 1634–1635 and lasted seven years.
  22. ARAFAT, SAUDI ARABIA: Muslim pilgrims attend noon prayers at the Nimira mosque in Arafat, outside the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Muslim pilgrims journey to Arafat, a revered place in Islam, for the culmination of the Hajj rituals. Mount Arafat, about 70 metres high, is a granite hill to the east of the Holy City of Makkah. The pious believe that it was on Mount Arafat that Adam and Eve, separated for 200 years, recognized each other and were reunited.
  23. TACNA, PERU: A mosque in Tacna, Peru. The city is home to a large number of Pakistani families.
  24. YAZD, IRAN – APRIL 22: Night view of medieval Takyeh Amir Chakhmagh Mosque in Yazd, Iran.
  25. YAZD, IRAN: The tiled turquoise dome of a mosque in the old town in Yazd, central Iran. These towers function as a cooling system in the hot weather for these buildings located in the desert regions of Iran.
  26. MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA: The Nizamiye Complex and Turkish Mosque, which opened in October 2012 in Midrand, South Africa,is the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere.
  27. ALEPPO, SYRIA: The Great Mosque of Aleppo (Jami Halab al-Kabir) or the Ummayad Mosque of Aleppo, the largest and oldest mosque in the city of Aleppo in northern Syria. The Citadel of Aleppo is a large medieval fortified palace which is considered to be one of the oldest and largest castles in the world. Usage of the Citadel hill dates back at least to the middle of the 3rd millennium BC. Subsequently occupied by many civilizations including the Greeks, Byzantines, Ayyubids and Mukluks, the majority of the construction as it stands today is thought to originate from the Ayyubid period. Conservation work has taken place by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in collaboration with the Syrian Directorate General of Antiquities in the early 21st century. Aleppo is the largest city in Syria and the Levant. Aleppo is also one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world; it has been inhabited since perhaps as early as the 6th millennium BC, which makes it the oldest known human settlement in the world. Aleppo was a strategic trading point midway between the Mediterranean Sea and Mesopotamia. For centuries, was the third largest city in the Ottoman Empire, after Constantinople and Cairo. Although relatively close to Damascus in distance, Aleppo is distinct in identity, architecture and culture, all shaped by a markedly different history and geography. The city’s significance in history has been its location at the end of the Silk Road, which passed through central Asia
  28. AGRA, INDIA: The Taj Mahal Mosque in red sandstone with a white marble dome pictured at dawn in Uttar Pradesh, India.
  29. ADDU ATOLL, MALDIVES: A mosque in a village on Fedu Island, Maldives.
  30. URGUP, TURKEY: Christians and Muslims lived together peaceably in the caves in Zelve until the 20th century. Here, an early mosque at the Zelve Open Air Museum in Zelve, near Urgup.
  31. GHARDAIA, ALGERIA: The imam and keeper of the Ghardaia mosque and one of the people in charge of managing the protection and restoration of the M’zab Valley.
  32. TRIPOLI, LIBYA: A view of Tripoli’s main mosque.
  33. CHICAGO, USA: Mosque Maryum, The National Center of the Nation of Islam, in Chicago, Illinois.
  34. NIGER: A traditional mud-built mosque is seen in the desert town of Agadez, Niger.
  35. KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: The National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  36. [1]HEBRON, WEST BANK: The compound known as the Tomb of the Patriarchs  to Jews or the  Ibrahimi  Mosque  to Muslims in the West Bank city of Hebron.  The Palestinian Authority is planning on nominating the site and the old city of Hebron to be recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The Israeli government has designated the compound as a national  heritage site.
  37. GROZNY, RUSSIA: Men walk in front of the mosque after prayer in Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia.
  38. SINGAPORE: Sultan Mosque in the Arab Street area, Singapore.
  39. [1]BAGHDAD, IRAQ: The pedestal upon which the famed statue of Saddam Hussein was toppled on April 9, 2003 is seen at sunrise in Firdos Square in front of a mosque in Baghdad, Iraq.
  40. MARYLAND, USA: Young boys scurry to the mosque to mark the end of Ramadan at the Muslim Community Center of Silver Spring, Maryland.
  41. SFAHAN, IRAN: A general view of Shah Mosque situated in the south corner of Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, Iran. The Shah Mosque or Masjed-e Shah, formerly known as Imam Mosque, was built during the Safavid period. It is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture. The Shah Mosque of Esfahan is one of the everlasting masterpieces of architecture in Iran. It is registered, along with the Naghsh-i Jahan Square, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its construction began in 1611, and its splendor is mainly due to the beauty of its seven-coloured mosaic tiles and calligraphic inscriptions. Isfahan is located on the main north-south and east-west routes crossing Iran, and was once one of the largest cities in the world. It flourished from 1050 to 1722, particularly in the 16th century, under the Safavid dynasty, when it became the capital of Persia for the second time in its history. Even today, the city retains much of its past glory. It is famous for its Islamic architecture, with many beautiful boulevards, covered bridges, palaces, mosques, and minarets. This led to the Persian proverb “‘Esfahan nesf-e jahan ast” (Isfahan is half of the world).
  42. DOHA, QATAR: A mosque near Souk Waqif is pictured from the waterside in Doha, Qatar.
  43. DAMASCUS, SYRIA: Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque of Damascus, in Syria. The mosque is regarded as the fourth-holiest site in Islam, and is a centre for pilgrimage, with many travelling from Iran. Syria is a predominantly Sunni Muslim country.
  44.  POLJE, SERBIA: A girl with an umbrella passes the mosque in Polje, near Pristina, in breakaway province Kosovo, Serbia. The Serbian families from this village fled during the war 1999, after their house was totaly burned out. The new building was part of a project of 40 new built houses for returning Serbian families on their former ground by the Kosovo government and the United Nation mission in Kosovo.
  45. LEBANON: Mohammad al-Amin Mosque in the corner of Martyrs Square in downtown Beirut.
  46. XIAN, CHINA: Stone Memorial Gateway leading to the Phoenix Pavilion at the Great Mosque in the Muslim area of Xian, China.
  47. LADDU, KASHMIR, INDIA: A newly constructed mosque is seen next to an ancient Laddu Hindu Temple in Laddu, south of Srinagar.
  48. MOROCCO: A man walks outside the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco.
  49. KOZHIKODE (CALICUT), KERALA, INDIA: Children take a bath near a mosque in Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala, India.
  50. SANA’A, YEMEN: An aerial view of Jami al Kabir or Great Mosque of Sana’a, which is believed to be one of the first mosques in Yemen and among the oldest in the Islamic world. Decades of political unrest in the south of the Arabian peninsula have turned a country that was historically a vital region for trade and travel into one of the poorest nations in the Middle East.
  51. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, INDIA: Baby goat outside the Mosque of Vizhinjam at Kovalam Beach near Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  52. VARANASI, INDIA: A mosque at Panch Ganga Ghat by the Ganges River in the holy city of Varanasi, India
  53. COTABATO, PHILIPPINES: Filipino Muslims walk outside the Mosque in Cotabato, Philippines.
  54. MAICAO, COLOMBIA: The Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Jattab built in September 1997 is the second-largest mosques in South America. Although Colombia is predominantly a Roman Catholic country, the region around Maicao has a large Lebanese migrant population who funded and built the mosque. Maicao is a city and municipality in the Department of La Guajira, northern Republic of Colombia.
  55. FLORIDA, USA: The Masjid Jamaat Al-Mumineen mosque in Margate, Florida.
  56. KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: Traffic moves past the Abdul Rahman Khan Great Mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  57. TUNIS, TUNISIA: Worshippers meander through the courtyard of Zaytuna Mosque following the evening prayer in Tunis, Tunisia.
  58. KASHMIR: A woman walks in front of the Friday Mosque in Srinagar, Kashmir.
  59. CORDOBA, SPAIN: The Torre de Alminar, the campanario or bell-tower of the Mosque or Mezquita in Cordoba, in southern Spain, circa 1960. It stands on the site of the original minaret, the mosque having been consecrated as a Christian church in 1236.
  60. MELAKA TOWN, MALACCA, MALAYSIA: Kampung Kling mosque, pictured, recently entered the UNESCO World Heritage list as the Malacca straits cities.
  61. šBAHAI, CHAD: Residents gather around the biggest mosque in the region for the evening prayer on June 21, 2009 in Bahai, Chad.
  62. lNEW YORK: New York Muslims leave the Jamaica Muslim Center after Friday prayers in the Jamaica neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
  63. CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA: A mosque in the District 6 neighborhood of Cape Town, South Africa.
  64. MAZAR-E-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN: Afghan men pray at the Blue Mosque. Mazar-e-Sharif means “Noble Shrine”, a reference to the large, blue-tiled mosque around which the town is built.
  65. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Lebanon-born Imam Sheik Safi addresses the sudience during a Q&A during the Lakemba Mosque Open Day in Sydney, Australia. Also known as the Imam Ali Bin Abi Taleb Mosque, it is one of the largest mosques in Australia.
  66. BRUNEI: The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei is considered one of the most beautiful mosques in Asia Pacific and unites Italian and Mughal architecture styles. Named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the 28th Sultan of Brunei, the mosque dominates the skyline of Bandar Seri Begawan. It was built in 1958.
  67. N’DJAMENA, CHAD: The Central Mosque is a dominating feature of N’Djamena, the capital and largest city of the central African nation of Chad.
  68. KASHI, CHINA: Muslims pray outside a mosque in Kashi of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China. Kashi is an oasis city which has been noted in ancient times along the old silk road as a political and commercial centre. It is the hub of an important commercial district, bordering Russia, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan with Pakistan to its south. The Islamic Uygur ethnic minority group constitutes the …the majority of its population.
  69. XINING, CHINA: Muslims wait to attend Friday prayers in the rain at the Dongguan Mosque in Xining, China. Dongguan Mosque is the biggest mosque in Qinghai Province. It was built in 1380, and now boasts a history of more than 600 years. The mosque is not only famous for its magnificent architecture but also as a religious education center and as the highest learning institution of Islam.
  70. SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Muslims enter the Seoul Central Mosque in Seoul, South Korea. The only mosque in Seoul, it holds lectures in English, Arabic, and Korean.
  71. BANDA ACEH, SUMATRA, INDONESIA: The Baiturrahman Grand Mosque, Indonesia, was designed by an Italian architect and built by the Dutch colonial administration as a token of reconciliation following their destruction of an older mosque during the Aceh wars. It was completed in 1879. The mosque survived the 2004 Asian Tsunami that devastated most of the city of Banda Aceh.
  72. KODUNGALLUR, KERALA, INDIA: The Cheraman Masjid is said to be the very first mosque in India, built in 629 AD by Malik lbn Dinar at the behest of Rama Varma Kulashekhara, a Chera dynasty ruler, who converted to Islam during the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad. He is thought to be the first Indian Muslim. Kodungallur is widely believed to be the site of the ancient port of Muziris, which was a sea port until it was destroyed by the great flood of the Periyar River in 1341. The mosque is built in the traditional Hindu architectural style. Today, many non-Muslims visit the mosque for prayers and are known to initiate children to letters here.
  73. PONNANI, KERALA, INDIA: PONNANI, KERALA, INDIA: The Grand entrance gable and balcony at Ponnani Juma Masjid. Ponnani, a port city located north of Cochin, was inhabited from first century AD, and it was a religious centre of temples and mosques. The Ponnani Juma Masjid was built in the 1500s. The fantastic displays of mosques such as this one may have been a direct response to the Portuguese efforts at destruction of the Muslims’ trade dominance and their faith. ©Donald Fels / Published in ‘Mosques of Cochin’ by Patricia Tusa Fels, Mapin Publishing.See slideshow: The Heritage Mosques of Cochin
  74. CASABLANCA, MOROCCO: The Hassan II Mosque is the seventh largest mosque in the world. Standing on a promontory of reclaimed land, looking out to the Atlantic Ocean, it can accommodate 105,000 worshippers for prayer at a time. The architecture has strong Moorish influences and is similar to that of the Alhambra and the Great Mosque of Cordoba in Spain.
  75. MARRAKECH, MOROCCO: The Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakech, Morocco. Its minaret is nearly 70 metres high and was built under the reign of Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur of the Almohad dynasty in the 12th century.
  76. BEIRUT, LEBANON: The Mohammad Al-Amin mosque is located in Martyrs’ Square in downtown Beirut. The blue-domed mosque is inspired by the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
  77. AMMAN, JORDAN: The King Abdullah I Mosque in Amman, Jordan was built between 1982 and 1989.
  78. NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indian Muslims pray during morning prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India.
  79. ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN: Islamic worshippers gather outside the Great Mosque during Friday Muslim prayers in Almaty in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan. It was completed in 1999 after six years of construction on the site of an old mosque. Under Soviet communist rule, religion was suppressed in Kazakhstan and many other countries of the former USSR.
  80. JERUSALEM, ISRAEL: Birds fly over al-Aqsa mosque and the golden Dome of the Rock Islamic shrine as seen from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan.
  81. BAGHDAD, IRAQ: Iraqi Shia Muslims walk around the holy Kadhimiya mosque in Baghdad, Iraq. The Kadhimiya mosque is one of the main mosques for the Shia faith.
  82. AVIVIM, ISRAEL: A mosque in the Lebanese village of Maroun el-Rass in Avivim, northern Israel.
  83. KARBALA, IRAQ: An Iraqi woman prays as Imam Abbas mosque is seen in the holy Shiite city of Karbala, south of Baghdad, Iraq. Karbala is famous as the site of the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali. The mosque, known to Shias as the Al-Abbas Mosque or Masjid al-Abbas, is the mausoleum of Al-Abbas ibn Ali, the martyr’s loyal half-brother.
  84. DAREJAT, ISRAEL: Photovoltaic solar panels provide electricity to a mosque in the Bedouin Arab village of Darajat in Israel’s Negev desert.
  85. HAMBURG, GERMANY: Children play outside the Imam-Ali mosque at the Aussenalster in Hamburg, Germany.
  86. DUISBURG, GERMANY: A general view of the DITIB-Merkez Mosque in Duisburg, Germany. It is Germany’s fourth largest mosque, capable of accommodating 1,200 worshippers.
  87. CAIRO, EGYPT: A boy flies a kite in sight of the mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha on The Citadel of Cairo. This mosque, along with the citadel, is one of the landmarks and tourist attractions of Cairo and is one of the first features to be seen when approaching the city. The mosque was built by Muhammad Ali Pasha, an Albanian commander in the Ottoman army largely considered the founder of modern Egypt, in memory of Tusun Pasha, his oldest son, who died in 1816.
  88. BERLIN, GERMANY: The Khadija mosque in Berlin, Germany was built by Ahmadiyya Muslims and opened in 2008. It was the first mosque to open in east Berlin.
  89. CAIRO, EGYPT: The Mamluk 14th century madrasa and mausoleum of Sultan Hassan and other later Ottoman mosques dominate the Salah ad-Din Square, a central roundabout below the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt. Despite being known primarily for its Pharaonic monuments, some almost 5,000 years old, the country has a rich Islamic heritage. The various Muslim dynasties, which ruled the country since its capture from the Byzantines by the Muslim Arabs in 639 AD until the demise of the Ottoman Turks at the end of the First World War, have left the country with hundreds of splendid buildings erected by the ruling elite of more than 1,200 years.
  90. CAIRO, EGYPT: A view of the inner courtyard of the Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. The mosque, built by Ibn Tulun, the Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884, in 876 AD. It is one of the largest mosques in the world with an inner courtyard large enough for most of his army and their horses and the 13th century fountain in the centre of the courtyard continues to provide water for ablutions before prayers.

Posted March 19, 2013 by Aann in Bangunan

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