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|The Jumeirah Grand Mosque was built by order of His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the late ruler of Dubai and is one of the largest and most beautiful mosques in Dubai. Construction of the mosque began in 1975 and was completed in 1978. The mosque is built in the Islamic Fatimy style and has a capacity to house 1,200 worshippers.|
|The Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in the state of Kuwait. Its area spans 45,000 square meters, out of which the building itself covers 20,000 square meters. The main prayer hall is 72 meters wide on all sides, has 21 teakwood doors, and has lighting provided by 144 windows. The dome of the mosque is 26 meters in diameter, and 43 meters high, and is decorated with the "Asma al-hosna&qu...||07/03/2006||846|
|Originally opened in 1900, the Grand Mosque was rebuilt (in 1998) in traditional Islamic architectural style and houses 1200 worshippers at once. It has nine large domes and 45 smaller ones.|
|The Agadez Grand Mosque was originally built in the year 1515 but was restored in the year 1844, keeping the old form intact. It is a great spot of sightseeing in Agadez. ||04/19/2008||585|
|Rum (Greek) Mehmed Pasa became the grand vizier (Veziriazam) of Mehmed II in 1466 and held this position until 1469 when he was executed and replaced by the former grand vizier, Mahmud Pasa. His mosque is located on a hill overlooking the Bosphorus on the Anatolian side, in the district of Üsküdar. The inscriptive plaque of the mosque, composed in Arabic, dates the building to 876 (1471). It wa...||07/17/2005||584|
|The famous bazaar of Bamako/Mali is placed in the Downtown. It looks a little oriental.||12/05/2005||556|
|One of the major mosques in Kuwait, but not quite as large as the Grand Mosque. Pretty well known, considering it is found on many photographs of Kuwait. Sadly, i can't find much written info on it.||06/28/2006||697|
|Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Muscat Oman. The biggest mosque of Oman.|
Sultan Qaboos Grosse Moschee Muskat Oman. Die groesste Moschee des Oman.
|IRQ News, 10 December 1997, Web posted at: 04:46 GST, Dubai time (00:46 GMT)|
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein has approved the design for what he calls the world's largest mosque, a domed hall capable of holding 30,000 worshipers alongside a huge artificial lake shaped like a map of the Arab world.
Iraqi newspapers carried a picture today of the Iraqi leader and h...
|Reflecting the characteristics of Abassid art, This beautiful mosque is featured on the Egyptian five pound note. It is the oldest preserved mosque in Egypt.||08/01/2005||796|
|Mosque in Abu Dhabi||08/01/2005||1,743|
|The most famous mosque in Ahmedabad is Sidi Sayed Mosque, acclaimed for it's splendid Jhali screen, framed, in the ten semi-circular windows. It is a superb example of delicate carving that transforms atone into filigree.||03/27/2006||365|