Category | Famous Mosques

Umayyad Mosque

Umayyad Mosque

Located in the old city of Damascus, Umayyad Mosque is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world famous for its historical and eschatological reports and events associated with the mosque

Tomb of Prophet Yahya عليه اسلام in Damascus

Commonly known as John the Baptist in Christianity, Hz. Yahya عليه اسلام is a prophet of Islam who was born miraculously to two elderly parents. His father was Prophet Zakariyya عليه اسلام, the uncle and protector of...

Minaret of Hz. Isa عليه اسلام

Backed by hadiths of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, Hz. Isa عليه اسلام will descend on this minaret in the end times to lead the Muslims and to kill Al Masih ad-Dajjal

Minaret of the Bride

Being the first minaret built for the mosque, Minaret of the Bride is named after the daughter of the merchant who provided the lead for the minaret's roof who was married to Syria's ruler at the time

Other Famous Mosques

Hagia Sophia Mosque

Hagia Sophia is one of the best place in the World. Unbelievable islamic architecture & calligraphy which the Turkish government secured & preserved since centuries

Great Mosque of Aleppo

Housing the remains of Hz. Zakariyyah عليه اسلام, father of Hz. Yahya عليه اسلام, Great Mosque of Aleppo is the largest and one of the oldest mosques in the ancient city of Aleppo

Mosque & Madrasa of Sultan Hassan

Considered remarkable for its massive size and innovative architectural components, it is still considered one of the most impressive historic monuments in Cairo

Jameh Mosque of Isfahan

Constructed in 4 persian & islamic architecture styles: khorasani, razi, azari and isfahani, Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is no doubt one of the most beautiful mosque in Iran where more than 900 years of Persian architecture...

Great Mosque of Sana’a

Dating to the seventh century. It's a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Old City of Sana'a. According to the authentic Islamic scriptures traces the mosque's history to the period of Prophet Muhammad صلى...

Great Mosque of Kufa

Famous for home to Hz. Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib رضي الله عنه, the 4th Rashidun caliph, some legend says the edifice was built on a masjid constructed by Hz. Adam عليه اسلام while another claims that Hz. Adam's عليه اسلام...

Great Mosque of Samarra

This remaining minaret of the Great Mosque of Samarra is the the most prominent of the remaining structures of a mosque ehich was once, largest in the whole world

Al-Azhar Mosque

The mosque slowly developed into what is today the second oldest continuously run university in the world after Al Karaouine in Idrisid Fes

Fatih Mosque

One of the largest examples of Ottoman-Islamic architecture in Istanbul, Fatih Mosque is dedicated to Sultan Muhammad who conquered the city making it the prime tourist area of Istanbul

Süleymaniye Mosque

One of the hallmarks of Istanbul, Süleymaniye Mosque is instantly recognisable on the horizon from far across the Golden Horn, as well as the Fatih district

Great Mosque of Djenné

Also the greatest achievement of Sudano-Sahelian architecture, Great Mosque of Djenné is also the largest mud-built structure in the world

Great Mosque of Diyarbakır

One of the oldest and most significant mosques in Mesopotamia, Great Mosque of Diyarbakır was built following the Muslim capture of Diyarbakir in 639 during the reign of the second Caliph Hz. Umar رضي الله عنه

Jama Masjid

Second biggest mosque in India, Jama Masjid is one of the important historical monuments of India built during the rule of mughals in India

Hassan II Mosque

Second largest functioning mosque in Africa and, 7th largest in the world, and having world's second tallest minaret at 210 metres, Hassan II Mosque is no doubt one of the most beautiful mosque in Africa

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

It is said to be Second oldest mosque in Egypt and Africa surviving in its full original form, and is the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area

Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

Famous for the beautiful patterns created by the reflections of the sun through the colored windows of the prayer hall, the "pink mosque" of Shiraz is absolutely unique in its kind in Iran

Shah Cheragh Mosque and Shrine

An immersion into an amazing blend of ancient and contemporary Persian culture, The shrine Shah Cheragh Shrine is a lovely example of contmporary Iranian religuious architecture that dates to more then 1000 years

Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque

Constructed by assassinated prime minister Rafik Hariri in honour of his spouse, Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque is the biggest mosque in Lebanon

Blue Mosque of Tabriz

Masterpiece of Iranian decorative tile work, Blue Mosque of Tabriz is known as the Turquoise of Islam because of the blue tiles used in the decoration of both the interior and exterior of the mosque

Badshahi Mosque

Built by Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671, Badshahi Mosque is a most famous and most visiting place in lahore punjab province in pakistan

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Build by Cost of Wopping $545 million, Sheikh Ziyad mosque is largest mosque in the country, a key place of worship for daily, Friday and Eid prayers

Wazir Khan Mosque

Considered to be the most ornately decorated Mughal-era mosque, Wazir Khan Mosque is renowned for its intricate faience tile work known as kashi-kari, as well as elaborate Mughal-era frescoes

Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque

Dedicated to 13th century Muslim saint Hz. Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi رحمة الله عليه, This Mosque is highly influenced by Egypt's Old Cairo buildings and architecture

Blue Mosque of Yerevan

One of the oldest extant structures in Central Yerevan and the most significant structure of the Iranian period

Faisal Mosque

Currently the fifth largest mosque in the world, Faisal Mosque is the national mosque of Pakistan

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

Bedecked in blue patterns, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, is a great place to start your discovery of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square and its historic buildings


Magnificent structure with a great specimen of Islamic architecture, Taj-ul-Masajid is the largest mosque in India and one of the largest mosques in Asia

Selimiye Mosque

One dome one god. 99 windows, 99 names of Allah. 12 balconies at the minarets, Selim being the 12th ruler of the Ottomans, Selimiye Mosque is undoubtedly the masterpiece of the world famous architect Mimar Sinan

Nuruosmaniye Mosque

The first imperial mosque of Istanbul that integrated both Baroque and neoclassical elements in its construction, Nuruosmaniye Mosque was built in the Ottoman Baroque style

Tarikhaneh Mosque

Converted from a Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Tarikhaneh Mosque is thus known as the oldest mosque in Iran

Çamlıca Mosque

The current largest mosque in Turkey, Çamlıca Mosque was completed and opened on 7 March 2019 was built by cost of the mosque was 110 million USD

Great Mosque of Xi’an

Nestled in the old city centre, Great Mosque of Xi'an is both a beautifully restored old building, a testament to Islam's integration into Chinese society, and a peaceful retreat in the middle of the hustle and bustle...

Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque

The largest former church in Famagusta, The Turks added a sleek minaret, and kept the interior empty and white, doing a great service to its sleek ogival arches and columns

Makkah Masjid

Right next to Charminar and opposite an old hospital that looks more like a palace, The Mecca Masjid is one of the most important monument in old Hyderabad

Federal Territory Mosque

Great design by with many really nice details, Federal Territory Mosque is Modern Marvel of Islamic Architecture in Malaysia

Great Mosque of Kairouan

It’s the biggest mosque in Tunisia & an impressive Islamic monuments in North Africa. Locals say that visit this great mosque 7 times, equals the visit to the holy city Mecca

Istiqlal Mosque

Opened in 1978 by the first President of Indonesia , It is the largest mosque in the region of Southeast Asia, with a capacity of over 120,000

Crystal Mosque

Built by cost of $80 million, Crystal Mosque is one of the most spectacular Islamic places of worship in the world

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque

With such a great history and architecture, it goes without saying that Baiturrahman Grand Mosque is a landmark of Banda Aceh and has survived the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

Zahir Mosque

Unique with its black dome instead of gold, Zahir Mosque is one of the famous mosque in Kedah State, build upon the grave of fallen Kedah warrior who fought Kingdom of Siam and it's british ally

Putra Mosque

The 'pink' mosque is a beauty and in a beautiful position on the lake. It looks wonderful from everywhere you see it, and well worth seeing it from several locations and in different light

Kul Sharif Mosque

Interface between Christianity and Islam in Russia. The historical events in this region can be better appreciated by visiting Kul Sharif Mosque

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

Built in an artificial lagoon on the banks of the Brunei River at Kampong Ayer — the "village in the water", Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is often considered as one of the most beautiful mosques in the Asia Pacific

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque

Considered the largest mosque in the country, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque has the distinction of having the largest religious dome in the world

Shah Mosque

Said to contain 18 million bricks and 475,000 tiles, Shah Mosque regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian architecture in the Islamic era

Saint Petersburg Mosque

One of the most largest mosque in Europe part of Russia, Saint Petersburg Mosque can accomodate up to 5000 people. It's replica of Gur-e-Amir, the tomb of Tamerlane in Samarkand

Ubudiah Mosque

Considered one of Malaysia's most beautiful mosques, Ubudiah Mosque is now a symbol of pride for the people of the state of Perak

Moscow Cathedral Mosque

This mosque was recently built on the place where earlier stood another one, which was much more modest, gradually got unfit for use

Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque

Officially known as "The Heart of Chechnya", Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque is the one of the largest mosque in Russia

Grand Mosque of Makhachkala

Supposed to have been patterned after the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul, Grand Mosque of Makhachkala can accommodate up to 17,000 worshipers making it one of the biggest mosque in Russia

Thousandth Anniversary of Islam Mosque

One of the ancient mosques of Kazan, and the only one built in the Soviet period, Thousandth Anniversary of Islam Mosque is built to commemorate the thousandth anniversary of the conversion of the Volga Bulgars in to...

Türkmenbaşy Ruhy Mosque (Gypjak Mosque)

Largest in Central Asia and the main mosque in Turkmenistan. It holds the remains of the 1st President of Turkmenistan in and ashtonishing white marble city of Ashgabat

Mashkhur Jusup Mosque

Named after the famous Kazakh Saint, poet and historian Mashkhur Jusup, this mosque is one of the largest mosque in Kazakhstan

Bibi Khanym Mosque

Built to mark the apex of the Timurid Empire after about 20 years of rapacious conquest throughout Central Asia, Bibi Khanym Mosque was once one of the largest and most magnificent mosques in the Islamic world

Great Mosque of Hohhot

Modern mosque and the original (late 17th century) one alongside it, it was built by the Hui Muslim minority people who came from Xinjiang during the reign of Emperor Kangxi

Hz. Sultan Mosque

Largest mosque in Central Asia, Hz. Sultan Mosque is undoubtedly a mosque of significance for believers because of its size and prominence

Sultan Mosque

One of the largest mosques in Singapore, Sultan Mosque is Known for its Indian ancient like architecture, Arab Street and it's surrounding having good variety of authentic middle eastern dishes

Agha Bozorg Mosque

Built by son of the Mulla Ahmad Naraqi who is well known for rallying the Iranian forces against the Russian invasion of northern Iran

Great Mosque of Al-Zaytuna

Oldest in the Capital of Tunisia, Great Mosque of Al-Zaytuna known to host one of the first and greatest universities in the history of Islam having graduates such as Ibn Khaldun

Huaisheng Mosque

Also knows as the Lighthouse Mosque, Huaisheng Mosque is traditionally thought to have been originally built over 1,300 years ago, which would make it the oldest mosques in China

Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque

Situated at a very rushing road in pettah - a typical busy street with different types of people working and shopping, Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Colombo and a popular tourist site in the city

Tokyo Mosque

Built by various ornaments, equipment and materials imported from Turkey, Tokyo Mosque will definitely remind you the famous Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque

Impressive with all the Italian marble, crystal chandeliers and Persian carpets, Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque can accomodate 5,000 worshipers at a time, making it the largest mosque in the country

Jame al-Jazair (Great Mosque of Algiers)

Being the largest mosque in Africa and third largest in the world, Jame al-Jazair houses the world's tallest minaret (265 metres) and can accomodate upto 120000 devotees at one given time

Al-Saleh Mosque

The only Yemeni mosque where police and bomb-sniffing dogs are used for inspecting worshippers. Prayers are also broadcast over the national television network to reach a larger viewing audience