Beautiful Mosques Around the World

When the Muslims around the world celebrate Eid ul Fitr, enjoy the visual treat of the Muslim pilgrimages around the world.

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Mazar-e-sharif, Afghanistan: Afghan men used to go to the Blue Mosque. Mazar-e-Sharif means “Noble Shrine”, indicating the large, blue-tiled mosque around which the town is built.

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Sydney, Australia: The mosque is also known as the Imam Ali Bin Abi Taleb Mosque and it is one of the largest mosques in Australia.

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Brunei: The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei unifies Italian and Mughal architecture styles. It is considered as one of the most beautiful mosques in Asia Pacific and unites.

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Xining, China:  Dongguan Mosque, built in 1380, is the biggest mosque in Qinghai Province.

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Kashi, China: Muslims pray outside a mosque in Kashi of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China.

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Cairo, Egypt: The Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo, Egypt was built by Ibn Tulun, the Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884, in 876 AD. It is one of the largest mosques in the world. The inner courtyard is large enough to accommodate most of his army and their horses.

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Cairo, Egypt: The Salah ad-Din Square, a central roundabout below the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt is spotted with many later ottoman mosques, the Mamluk 14th century madrasa and mausoleum of Sultan Hassan.

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Duisburg, Germany: The DITIB-Merkez Mosque is the Germany’s fourth largest mosque in Germany. It can accommodate 1,200 worshippers.

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Kodungallur, Kerala, India: The Cheraman Masjid is thought to be the first mosque in India, built in 629 AD by Malik lbn Dinar at the behest of Rama Varma Kulashekhara, a Chera dynasty ruler. He is thought to be the first Indian Muslim.

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N’djamena, Chad: The Central Mosque is the most attractive feature of N’Djamena which is the capital and largest city of the central African nation of Chad.

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  • December 21, 2012 at 8:51 am
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    MASHA ALLAH!!!

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