Ten most beautiful mosques in the world

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is an Islamic mosque located in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of theSultanate of Brunei. The mosque is often considered as one of the most beautiful mosques in the Asia Pacific, it is a place of worship for the Muslim community, a major historical site and a famous tourist attraction of Brunei

Taj-ul-Masajid is a Mosque situated in Bhopal, India. "Masajid" means "Mosques" (Plural of "Masjid") and "Taj-ul-Masajid" literally means "Crown Among Mosques". It is one of the largest Mosques in India

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmet Mosque is a historic mosque inIstanbul, Turkey. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasahand a hospice. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is still popularly used as a mosque


The Faisal Mosque is the largest mosque in Pakistan, located in the national capital city ofIslamabad. Completed in 1986, it was designed by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay, shaped like a desert Bedouin's tent, is an iconic symbol of Islamabad throughout the world

The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore was commissioned by the sixthMughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Constructed between 1671 and 1673, it was the largest mosque in the world upon construction. It is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and the seventh largest mosque in the world. It is Lahore's most iconic and famous landmark and a major tourist attraction

The Masjid al-Ḥarām, also called the Sacred Mosque, and theGrand Mosque or Great Mosque of Mecca, is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds Islam's holiest place, the Kaaba, in the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Muslims face in the Qibla (direction of the Kaaba) while performing Salat (obligatory daily prayers)

The Qolşärif Mosque  located in Kazan Kremlin, was reputed to be - at the time of its construction - one of the largest mosques in Russia, and in Europeoutside of Istanbul


The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II  is a mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. It is the largest mosque in Morocco and the 13th largest in the world. Its minaret is the world's tallest at 210 metres (689 ft)

Al-Aqsa Mosque , "the Farthest Mosque", Hebrew: מסגד אל-אקצא‎‎ Misgad al-Aktsa), also known as Al-Aqsa and Bayt al-Muqaddas, is the third holiest site in Islam and is located in the Old City of Jerusalem

Masjid Sultan, or Sultan Mosque, is a mosque located at Muscat Street and North Bridge Road within the Kampong Glam precinct of the district of Rochor in Singapore. The mosque is considered one of the most important mosques in Singapore. The prayer hall and domes highlight the mosque's star features