Many mosques in the world are beautiful. Photo/Wonder List
RIYADH – The mosque is a holy place for Muslims. This is a place of worship for all Muslims.
The mosque is a place where all Muslims gather and perform prayers. The mosque is a fine example of excellent Islamic and Muslim architecture. Beautiful mosques were found all over the world, as the Islamic empire spread throughout the world.
Islam has brought its fine culture and arts to those places. Because Islam has penetrated parts of Europe and Africa. This has left a huge impact on their culture, and this was clear from the start.
There are so many incredibly beautiful mosques erected all over the world. This all looks amazing from the outside and if you are lucky enough to be a Muslim and have visited some of the inside, then you will know that it is truly amazing!
Here are 10 amazing, stunning and most beautiful mosques from around the world. This incredible architecture will leave you breathless.
1. Masjid Al Haram – Macca, Arab Saudi
According to the Wonder List, the Koran says that this was the first house built for mankind to worship Allah. The most famous monument in the world, Al Haram Mosque or “Great Mosque” is located in the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
It is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds one of Islam’s holiest places, the Kaaba. This mosque is also known as the largest mosque. The structure currently covers an area of 400,800 square meters (99.0 hectares), includes outdoor and indoor prayer halls and can accommodate up to 4 million people during the Hajj period, one of the world’s largest annual Muslim pilgrimages.
2. Al-Masjid an-Nabawi – Madinah, Arab Saudi
Al Nabawi Mosque, often called the Nabawi Mosque, is a mosque built by the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) located in the city of Medina. It is the second holiest site in Islam.
Also, it is the second mosque built in history. Now, this mosque is one of the largest mosques in the world after the al-Haram mosque in Mecca. One of the most important places in this mosque is the Green Dome (center of the mosque), where the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad is located.
In 1279 AD, a wooden dome was built over the tomb which was later rebuilt and renovated several times in the late 15th century and once in 1817. The dome was first painted green in 1837, and became known as the Green Dome.
3. Al Aqsa Mosque – Jerusalem, Palestine