Mosques are places of worship for people who are Muslim. Its existence is considered sacred and highly respected. There are millions of mosques that stand majestically in this world. Of the many mosques that stand in various parts of the world, there are some who build mosques with consideration of architectural, historical and aesthetic values.

Haram Mosque, Saudi Arabia
Located in Mecca, the Grand Mosque is the largest and holiest mosque in the world. Because this mosque was built around the Ka'bah, the center of the Muslim world. This large mosque has 9 towers. Now the Grand Mosque has an area of ​​356,800 square meters. In 2007, the Saudi Arabian government plans to increase mosque capacity to 2 million worshipers at least until 2020. Its elegant architecture makes the Grand Mosque so beautiful and amazed.

Nabawi Mosque, Saudi Arabia
The Prophet's Mosque is one of the most important mosques for Muslims because it was built by the Prophet Muhammad and became the tomb of him and his companions. With its initial construction which was very simple with the pole dates and without roof, now the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia makes it modern with an area of ​​100,000 square meters and the upper floor reaches 67,000 square meters. The Nabawi Mosque can now accommodate nearly half a million worshipers.

Sultan Ahmet Mosque, Turkey
This Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey was built by the Sultan on the site of the ancient Hippodrome which was once the social center of Constantinople when it became the capital of the Byzantine Empire. This mosque is called the Blue Mosque because at night the spiers of 6 which have bluish hues. The mosque also has a series of domes lined from the top to the bottom with a large yard.

Istiqlal Mosque, Indonesia
Istiqlal was built in 1978. In Arabic, Istiqlal means independence. With a traditional Javanese theme, Istiqlal has a main rectangular prayer room with 12 large support poles that support a dome with a diameter of 45 meters. Specially, Istiqlal's architect is Frederick Silaban, a Christian, so Istiqlal is considered a symbol of religious freedom and tolerance in Indonesia.

Badshahi Mosque, Pakistan
Badshahi Mosque or Emperor Mosque was built by the 6th king of the Mughal Sultanate, Raja Akurangzeb in 1671 in Lahore City, Pakistan. The mosque has four towers in four corners outside the mosque with a height of 53.75 meters. The foundation and structure of the building were built using bricks and clay soil which was compacted until finally it was lined with red sandstone with white marble-coated dome.

Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque, Brunei Darussalam
The Jami Hassanal Bolkiah mosque was built when Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah ruled and opened to the public in 1994. The mosque has a very fertile environment with many beautiful gardens and fountains that make it more beautiful. What is striking is the presence of a 24-carat gold-plated dome.

Imam Mosque, Iran
The Imam Mosque is considered one of the most magnificent buildings in the city of Isfahan, Iran. The mosque has four towering towers as high as 160 feet and most of them are built from ceramic materials and piruz stone. Its beauty and grandeur are even more perfect with a large pond in the middle of the courtyard of the mosque. Almost all walls are covered with mosaic tiles with a combination of 7 colors and calligraphy inscriptions. This mosque is considered as one of the best Persian architecture.

Hassan II Mosque, Morocco
Hassan II Mosque, located in Casablanca, Morocco has the tallest tower in the world reaching 210 meters. Built jutting into the Atlantic Ocean makes it look like it's in the middle of the sea like a floating mosque. This mosque uses laser light technology for night lighting and floor heating. The roof of the mosque can be opened and some floors use super thick glass which can make worshipers see the Atlantic Ocean under the mosque.

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