Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Beautiful Mosques in The World in 2017. We all know that mosque is a place for worship and Muslims come together to worship and have their prayers. Another name is Masjids and it is known to be excellent architecture of Muslims and also Islam. You might have come across several mosques but what about those one which are most beautiful? The wide spread of Islamic empire has contributed to opening up of mosques all over the world. The Islam had spread to parts of Africa and Europe and they have left huge influence in culture and it is clear from offset. You will find several mosques which look stunning and you will clear identify it even when you at distance and they’re really breath-taking. The month of Ramadan is the better time to appreciate the beauty of the Islamic architectures and here are the beautiful mosques which are found from various counties across the world and they will leave you breathless.
List of Top 10 Most Beautiful Mosques in The World 2017
10. Sultan Mosque, Singapore
This is a mosque that has its location in Muscat Street that is found in North Bridge Road in Singapore. Though it has lived for a longer time than any other Mosque in the region, it is still considered as the most important building that is found in the area. Why it stands in or list is that it is a building that has the best make ever and has stayed unchanged for a long time since the time it was constructed. What has been done is only putting improvements to the main hall in the year 1960 ad an annex that was added in 1963. It became to be respected as a national monument and declared so in 14th march 1975.
9. Badshahi Mosque of Lahore Pakistan
It was commissioned to be built in 1963 and completed to be built in the year 1973 making it the second largest Mosque to be found in the nation. When you go to look at the biggest Mosques in the world, you will realize that it is also in the list as it is the 5th largest in the world. Its beauty cannot be hidden at all because it has become a passion place that has been even made to be a landmark for most tourists to visit when they are in Pakistan. In fact, if you visit the nation without you having visited the site, then you will have lost a lot. It is a structure that is able to accommodate 55,000 people.
8. Taj ul Mosque Bhopal, India
The name of this mosque in other terms means ‘The crown of Mosques’ which other than being used as a worshipping place, it’s also turned up for use as a school during the day. Asia respects the mosque because it is said to be one of the largest in the region. It has been fitted with a pink façade that has been topped by two 18-storey octagonal minarets that have been designed with marble domes. It is an impressive place to visit and it structures and construction are some of the best scenes that await you to see. Although it was constructed a long time ago, you can have that knowledge in mind that civilization was already booming in the region.
7. Faisal Mosque Islamabad Pakistan
The world respects this mosque as it is the fourth largest in size in South East and Southern Asia. It was rated as the most unique in its structure building as it ensures that all the worshippers that visit it will always go home with a feeling of the best time ever that they had with their God. As at the year 1986-1993, it was the largest of all the Mosques but the completion of the Masjid Al-haram in Mecca, it was dethroned from the seat. It has been designed with four pillars that are known as the tallest in the environment and elongate high up into the sky.
6. Zahir Mosque, Kedah
This building is the Kedah’s state mosque and found in heart of Alor Star. It is ranked to be the grandest and also oldest mosques found in Malaysia. It was constructed in 1912 and funded by Tunku Mahmud who is the son of Sultan Tajuddin Shah. It was also founded with 5 large domes which symbolizes the 5 principles of Islam. What can make you appreciate the building of this mosque is that state’s Quran reading competition is usually held yearly with the premises of this building. It has also been voted to be most beautiful and also smartly made mosque in world. Even those who come to hold their prayers here, will tell you that their mosque is beautiful.
5. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque
This is a royal Islamic mosque and located in the capital of Sultanate of Brunei. This building is known as one of the beautiful house of Allah found in Asia Pacific. It is also major landmark as well as tourist modern of Brunei and its constructed was completed in 1958. It is also an example of modern and well-constructed Islamic architecture. It has been built in artificial lagoon and features marble minarets and also golden domes and features country yards as well as lush gardens which are full of fountains. There are large numbers of trees and also floral gardens which surround this building and in Islam, it symbolizes heaven. This building unites Italian styles and Mughal architecture. Its environment is peaceful and the beautiful construction can attract several eyes and if you find yourself around this building, you will be tempted to walk around the building and experience what the Muslim feel when they are inside this beautiful building.
4. Hassan II Mosque, Morocco
In Morocco, this is the largest house of Allah and the seventh largest in the planet and its minaret is 210 meters tall. It’s constructed ended up in 1993 and the minaret is sixty stories high and topped by laser and the light from it is guided towards Mecca. It stands on promontory looking out towards Atlantic Ocean and the sea bed can be notice via the glass floor of this building hall. What is making this building beautiful is about its walls which are made of hand-crafted marble and its roof is retractable. The building can accommodate several worshippers up to 105,000. This is the most beautiful building and can accommodate worshippers up to 25,000 inside and another eighty thousand outside the grounds. This is one of the biggest mosque you can find in the world with peaceful environment and also breath-taking premises.
3. Al Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem
Another name of this mosque is Bayl al-Muqaddas and Al-Aqsa and known to be the largest and third holiest one n Islam. It is located in old city of Jerusalem and what you will find in this mosque is Sacred Noble Sanctuary as well as Dome of the Rock. It is also known as Temple Mount and considered to be the holiest site. It is also believed by Muslim that Prophet Mohammed was taken from sacred to Al-Aqsa mosque. It is also believed that Prophet Mohamed led prayers towards here until the 17th month after the emigration and them Allah commanded him to turn to Kaaba. The construction of this house of Allah can take longer time before demanding renovation and the material used here we carefully selected and even when you are not a Muslim, the construction of this mosque will steal your attention.
2. Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Saudi Arabia
It is also known as prophet’s mosque and was built by none other than Prophet Mohammed. This house of Allah is found in city of Mecca and was the second mosque holiest to be built in the world. What is interesting about this mosque is about Green Dome which is the center of mosque where tomb of Prophet Mohammed is found. A wooden cupola was built in 1279 AD over the tomb and it was later rebuilt and also renovated several times in 15th C. in 1817, this house of Allah was also rebuilt and renovated and was painted green in 1837 and later it become Green Dome.
1. Al Haram Mosque
This was the first house which was constructed for humanity and they use it to worship Allah. It is also known to be famous monument globally and if you want to visit it, then you will get it in the city of Mecca definitely in Saudi Arabia. This mosque is also ranked to be largest one in the world and it also surrounds one of known Islam’s holiest places which are the Kaaba. The current structure spread cross 400,800sq meters which are 99.0 acres. It also includes outdoor/indoor praying spaces and it can accommodate four million people during that period of Hajj which is the largest yearly worship of Muslim in the globe.
So, these are the world’s largest and most Beautiful Mosques 2017. Human beings always give respect to their creator because He is the one that is rated as the life giver and in fact owner of everything on earth. So, when you are planning to make any house to house His majesty, then people have always respected any building that are holy. Mosques have always been built but the majestic construction and the respect the above buildings have been given is not like any other, you need to make a step further and have your eyes settle on them and that is when you will find the reality that they are indeed big and most beautiful than many you have seen. They are the best in all sides, their construction, their make, their maintenance for a longer time but still enables them to look new and other factors.