Top 10 Beautiful Mosques in the world
Muslim-majority countries are full of stunning Islamic architecture, often in the shape of breathtaking mosques.
Even if you are not a Muslim, you can attest to the fact that the beauty of Islamic architecture is undeniable.
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Let’s take a look at the top 10 beautiful mosques in the world.
1. Badshahi Mosque, Pakistan
Built-in 1673 (in the Mughal era), the Badshahi mosque is also popularly known as the “Emperor’s Mosque” as it was built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, in Lahore, Pakistan.
2. Blue Mosque, Turkey
The Blue Mosque was built between 1609 and 1616, by the architect Mehmet Ağa.
3. Masjid Nasir Al Mulk, Iran
Built by one of the lords of the Qajar Dynasty, Mirza Hasan ‘Ali Nasir al-Mulk, the mosque took 12 years to complete in 1888.
4. Wazir Khan Mosque, Pakistan
Built 1634-35 A.D. (400 years ago) during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan, the mosque takes its name from its builder, Nawab Wazir Khan, who was the Governor of Lahore until 1639 A.D.
5. Masjid Sultan Qaboos, Oman
6. Ubudiah Mosque, Malaysia
7. Hassan II Mosque, Morocco
Hassan II Mosque (masjid al-Hassan ath-thani) is located in Casablanca (Morocco) built partly on the sea.
8- Jameh Mosque, Yazd
9. Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi
10. Masjid Nabawi, Medina
Masjid Nabawi is popular for being the original Prophet’s Mosque because it was built by the Prophet himself after he migrated to Medina in 622 AD.