For the worshippers of Islam, nothing is better than admiring the beauty of mosques and other religious sites. These holy places are present in all parts of the world. The Islamic architectures are worth to visit during the month of Ramadan. Here are some awe-inspiring, beautiful mosques in the world.
1. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque – Brunei
The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is one of the most magnificent mosques in the world. It is a royal site of Islam present in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the Sultanate of Brunei. The mosque is a pretty religious site of the Asia-Pacific and one of the main landmarks and tourist sites of Brunei. The construction of the building was finished in 1958 and it is one of the finest examples of modern architectures of Islam. It was founded in the form of the artificial lagoon on the bank of the Brunei River at Kampong Ayer, which is often regarded as one of the water villages.
2. Zahir Mosque – Kedah, Malaysia
The Zahir Mosque is Kedah’s state mosque. It is present in Alor Star, the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia. It is one of the most beautiful mosques of Malaysia, and the construction was completed in 1912. The foundation was laid by the donations of Tunku Mahmud, son of the Sultan Tajuddin Mukarram Shah. The architecture of the mosque is marvelous and has been a creation of the persons who built the AZIZI Mosque in the city of Langkat, Indonesia.
3. Faisal Mosque Islamabad – Pakistan
The Faisal Mosque is in Islamabad. It is said to be the major and biggest mosque of Asia, and one of the largest in the world. It was defeated by the Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco and when the Masjid Al-Haram (Grand Mosque) of Mecca and the Al-Masjid Al-Nabawi (Prophet’s (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia were expanded during the 1990s.