Mosque

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Süleymaniye Mosque

Süleymaniye, one of the oldest quarters of Istanbul on the Historical Peninsula

Selimiye Mosque

The Selimiye Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque

The Prophets mosque

minbar is a pulpit in a mosque where the imam (leader of prayers) stands to deliver sermons

Dome ceiling of the prayer hall
The Great Mosque of Herat

The Jami Masjid of Herat was not always the largest mosque in Herat;

 

The Great Mosque of al-Nuri

The Great Mosque of al-Nuri was a mosque in Mosul, Iraq. It was famous for its leaning minaret

Al-Azhar Mosque

Al-Azhar Mosque, known simply in Egypt as al-Azhar, is an Egyptian mosque in Islamic Cairo.

Great Mosque of Kairouan

In Kairouan the Great Mosque was built in stages between 836 and 866

Various Minarets

Minarets are a tall spire standing on or next to mosques and is usually taller.

Minarets

Minarets have had various forms (in general round, squared, spiral or octagonal) in light of their architectural function. Minarets are built out of any material that is readily available, and often changes from region to region.

The Blue Mosque

The Blue Mosque was established between 1346 and 1347, or 747 to 748 in Hijri years.

Aerial view

Aerial view PageView 1975

Mosque in Johannesburg
Mosque in Johannesburg

Muslims make up about 3% of South Africa's population of nearly 60 million. Muslims have lived in South Africa for hundreds of years and have ...

Mosque in Kerk Street Johannesburg

The Kerk Street Mosque, also known as the Jumah Mosque, is located in Johannesburg, South ... The brick mosque was demolished in 1990 and was replaced with the modern Kerk Street Mosque designed by ...

Carpet
Carpet
Quiblah Jumbo

Islamic religious art differs from Christian religious art in that it is non-figural because many Muslims believe that the depiction of the human form is idolatry, and...

Minbar Jumbo

Islamic religious art differs from Christian religious art in that it is non-figural because many Muslims believe that the depiction of the human form is idolatry, and...

Carving of the gate jumbo

Islamic religious art differs from Christian religious art in that it is non-figural because many Muslims believe that the depiction of the human form is idolatry, and...

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