Friday, June 17, 2011

15 Largest Mosque In The World

15. Al-Aqsa Mosque in Palestine, Al-Aqsa Mosque was originally a small mosque built by the first four caliphs, Caliph Umar Bin Khattab, but re-built and expanded by the Umayyad Caliph Abdul-Malik bin Marwan, and completed by his son al-Walid Bin Abdul Malik in 705 AD. After the earthquake in the year 746, the mosque was completely destroyed and rebuilt by the Abbasid caliph al-Mansur in 754.

14. Al-Fath Mosque in Bahrain
Al-Fath Mosque, also known as Al-Fath Islamic Center and Mosque of Al-Fath, the mosque is one of the largest mosques in the world capable of more than 7000 people manampung pilgrims pray at the same time. The mosque is the largest place of worship in Bahrain. The mosque is located on King Faisal road in Juffair, a small town located in the capital Manama.

13. Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Turkey
Sultan Ahmed Mosque is the National mosque of Turkey, and is a historical mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and Ustmaniyah caliphate (Ottoman Empire) from 1453 to 1923 AD The mosque is better known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles that adorn the walls and the interior. The mosque was built between 1609 and 1616 AD, during the reign of Sultan Ahmad 1. Like most other mosques, the building also consists of the grave, madrasah and a hospice. Sultan Mosque ahamad wisatan has become famous attraction in Istanbul.

12. State Mosque in Malaysia
State National Mosque is a mosque in Malaysia, located in Kuala Lumpur. The mosque has a capacity of 15.000 people and is situated among 13 acres (52.000 m) from the beautiful gardens.

11. Id Kah Mosque in Kasgar, Xinjiang
Id Kah Mosque is a mosque located in Kasgar Xinjiang in western China. This mosque is the largest mosque in China. Every Friday mosque filled with worshipers 10,000 people and can accommodate 20,000 worshipers at a time.

10. Masjid Baitul Mukharam in Dakha, Bangladesh
Mukharam a national mosque Baitul Bangladesh, located in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, founded in 1960. The mosque has a capacity of 30,000 people, giving it an honored place among the 10 largest mosque in the world. However, the mosque is always packed. This is particularly true during the holy month of Ramadan, which resulted in the government of Bangladesh to add an extension to the mosque thus increasing its capacity to nearly 40,000 worshipers.

9. Masjid Jami 'Dehli, India
Masjid Jahan Numa, more commonly known as the Masjid Jami 'Delhi, the city's main mosque of Old Delhi in India. The mosque was built by Emperor commissioned Mugal Legal Jehan, founder of the Taj Mahal, and completed in 1656 AD, this is the largest and most famous mosque in India. located on the busiest street in downtown Old Delhi, Channi Chowk.

8. Sheikh Zayed Mosque in the UAE
Majid Sheikh Zayed in Abu Dhabi is the largest mosque in the UAE and the sixth largest mosque in the world. The mosque is named by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder and first President of the United Arab Emirates are also buried there. The mosque was officially opened on the holy month of Ramadan in 2007.

7. Badshahi Mosque in Lahoredi, Pakistan
Badshahi Mosque, or "Emperor's Mosque" in Lahore is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and in South Asia and is the fifth largest mosque in the world. Able to accommodate 10.000 pilgrims in the main prayer space, and 100,000 in the yard and porch, the mosque is a mosque tersbesar in the world during the period of 313 years (1673-1986) before it is finally defeated in the size of the Faisal Mosque in Islamabad.

6. Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan
Faisal Mosque in Islamabad is the largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the world's sixth largest mosque. It is the largest mosque in the world since 1986-1993 when it was defeated in size after completion of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. Further expansion of the Haram (Grand Mosque) in Makkah and Masjid Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia during the 1990's made the Faisal Mosque was fourth place in terms of size.
Faisal Mosque is the National Mosque of Pakistan. This mosque has a covered area of ​​5,000 m2 (54,000 sq. ft.) and has the capacity to accommodate approximately 300,000 pilgrims (100,000 in the main prayer room, courtyard and porticoes and another 200,000 on the land side). Although the main prayer space covered is smaller than that of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca. Faisal Mosque has the third largest capacity to accommodate the pilgrims in the courtyard after the Haram (Grand Mosque) of Mecca, the Prophet's Mosque (Mosque of the Prophet) in Medina. Each of the four tall minarets is 80 m (260 ft) is the tallest tower in South Asia) with a diameter of 10 m.
Faisal Mosque is diambili name of the late King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia, which supported and financed this project.

5. Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
Hassan II Mosque, located in Casablanca is Morocco's largest mosque and the third largest mosque in the world after the Grand Mosque (Grand Mosque) in Makkah and Masjid Al-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque) in Medina. Designed by French architect Michel Pinseau and built by Bouygues. The mosque was standing on a promontory overlooking the Atlantic ocean, which can be viewed through the glass floor of a giant. Hassan mosque tower is the highest in the world reached 210 m.

4. Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia
Masjid Istiqlal, or Independence Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia in terms of capacity to accommodate people. But in terms of building structures and land, Istiqlal is the largest in Southeast Asia. national mosque in Indonesia built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, as gratitude for the grace of God; Indonesia achieved independence. Therefore, the national mosque in Indonesia is called "Istiqlal", a word in Arabic for "freedom".

3. Muhammad Ali Pasha Mosque in Cairo, Egypt
Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque is a mosque located in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and dperintahkan built by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848.
Located at the top of the fort, this Ottoman mosque, with a silhouette animation and two twin towers, is the most visible mosque in Cairo. This mosque was built to commemorate Tusun Pasha, the eldest son of Muhammad Ali, who died in 1816.
This mosque, along with the castle, is one of the landmarks and tourist destinations in Cairo and is one of the first features that will be visible when approaching the city from any side.

2. Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia
Nabawi Mosque which is often called the Prophet's Mosque, is a mosque located in the city of Medina. As the final resting place of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, is considered the second holiest site in Islam, Sunni and Shi'a
One of the most famous feature of this site is the Green Dome in the middle of the mosque, where Prophet Muhammad's tomb is located. It is not known exactly when the dome was built off the green but the script at the beginning of the 12th century. This is known as the Green Dome of the Prophet. The next Islamic rulers expanded and decorated it.
The original mosque was an open building. Building basic plan has been adopted in the construction of other mosques throughout the world. The mosque also serves as community centers, courts, and a religious school.
Forbidden in Islam, make the tomb inside the mosque, so the Prophet's Mosque is not the final resting place of Muhammad Rasullulloh.
But the result of the expansion of the mosque make Rasullulloh tomb of Muhammad in the Mosque.
Rasullulloh Muhammad's tomb is in his room in his house located next to the mosque at the time.

1. Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Haram or the Sacred Mosque, is the largest mosque in the world. Located in the city of Mecca, it surrounds the Kaaba mosque, where Muslims face in prayer times daily and is considered the holiest place on earth by Muslims. The mosque is also known as the Great Mosque.
The current structure covers an area of ​​400,800 square meters (99.0 acres), including outdoor and indoor praying spaces and can accommodate up to 4 million pilgrims during the season, ha


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