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A Tour around the world: The best mosques in the world

December 06, 2018
Mosques are the homes of Allah that Muslims are worshiped for, and the architects are highly skilled in building and designing mosques. They are famous for their designs and architecture. Each mosque has its own distinctive character. Mosques are characterized by their unique designs. It has become a place not only for worship and science, but also for archaeological sites and tourist attractions, which are visited by Muslim and non-Muslim tourists alike. To know more about the best mosques in the world, here is a list of the most famous and most beautiful mosques.  

The Great Mosque of Mecca is one of the best mosques in the world

The Great Mosque of Mecca is one of the best mosques in the world The Great Mosque of Mecca is the largest in the world, and it is considered one of the holiest places in Islam, where the Kaaba is located. The Great Mosque of Mecca is located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, with an area of about 400,800 meters. It has an area of about 4 million people.  

Crystal Mosque

The best mosques in the world - Crystal Mosque The Crystal Mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques in the world and one of the most beautiful mosques in Malaysia, it is made of pure crystal. The mosque was built in 2006 by order of Sultan Mizan Zine El Abidine, which took about two years. It can accommodate more than 15,000 people. The Crystal Mosque is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, overlooking Kuala Lumpur's Putrajaya Industrial Park. It is one of the most important tourist attractions that attracts many tourists in Malaysia.  

Blue Mosque in Malaysia

The best mosques in the world - Blue Mosque in Malaysia The Blue Mosque or Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque is one of the most famous mosques in Malaysia. It is characterized by its Islamic architecture and attracts many visitors because of its unique and magnificent construction. The Blue Mosque is the second largest mosque in Southeast Asia, with more than 24,000 worshipers. Also, it is the second highest mosque in the world after the dome of the Eda Bali Mosque in Turkey. The mosque is called the Blue Mosque because of its blue and silver dome made of aluminum, which is about 51.2 meters in diameter and 106.7 meters above ground level. The minarets of the mosque are also one of the longest minarets in the world, with a length of about 143 meters. The mosque features Malaysian-style architectural touches designed with a blend of Islamic architecture and contemporary Malaysian art. It is therefore one of the best mosques in the world. The splendor of its unique design, especially within the roof triangles with high Quranic verses, is also evident in doors and entrances. It is noteworthy that the Blue Mosque contains 4 beacons in each corner of the mosque, which is the largest group of beacons in the world. It is therefore one of the most beautiful mosques in the world and one of the most magnificent buildings in Malaysia and the Islamic world.  

Mosque of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin

The best mosques in the world - Mosque of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin The Mosque of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin is classified as the first architectural mosque in the Asia-Pacific region. The mosque is located in Bandar Sri Bakawan, the capital of Brunei. It was named after Omar Ali Safi al-Din Sultan of Brunei, whose mosque was built in 1958. Mosque of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin is considered one of the most important landmarks of Brunei. It is also an important Islamic symbol there. And considered one of the most popular tourist destinations. The architecture of this mosque blends Islamic and Italian architecture, as it was designed by an Italian architect. The mosque was built on an industrial lake near the banks of the Brunei River and surrounded by water from each side. The mosque is decorated with pure gold, and its minaret is designed uniquely that blends the Italian Renaissance and architecture with a lift to its end so visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the city from above. Where the mosque rises 52 meters above sea level, and can be seen from the father of a spot in the city. The interior of the mosque is decorated with colorful glass windows, marble arches, marble columns and crystal chandeliers, making it one of the best mosques in the world. The mosque has a charming garden with a water fountain and surrounded by a green garden with flowering plants. It is located about 3 km from the city center.  

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

The best mosques in the world - Sheikh Zayed Mosque Sheikh Zayed Mosque is one of the best mosques in the world, as it is a distinctive tourist landmark and a masterpiece of Islamic architecture. The mosque is located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and is located in a distinctive and strategic area between the two most important bridges in Abu Dhabi, namely the Mussafah Bridge and the Madras Bridge. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque, is the fifth largest mosque in the world, it accommodates more than 40 thousand worshipers, so it is known as the Grand Mosque. The mosque contains 4 minarets with a length of 107 meters each, in addition to 80 domes. These domes are decorated with white marble, its beauty and meticulous design, making the mosque an architectural marvel around the world. The walls and columns of the mosque are adorned with delicate designs inlaid with precious stones. It also used in the interior decoration of the mosque, Italian marble, white gypsum and Islamic decorative sculptures, as well as the use of colored marble and mosaic inscriptions on the pavement of the mosque's square, which is about 17 thousand square meters, while the mosque area is more than 22 thousand square meters. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque contains the largest carpet in the world, made specifically in Iran, with an area of 5,627 meters and weighs about 47 tons. The mosque also has the world's largest crystal and gold-plated chandelier. It was manufactured in Germany of the famous Swarovski type. It has a diameter of 10 meters and a length of 15 meters, as well as six other similar chandeliers inside the mosque.