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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 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||635|
|The Grand Mosque of Mali's capitol city. US Embassy is two blocks due west. To the south is the Niger River, which will enter the Atlantic ocean in Nigeria, 1100 mile southeast.||08/01/2005||735|
|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||923|
|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||613|
|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.|
|This is the site of the toppling of Saddam Hussein's statue on 9 April 2003. The statue stood on the south end of the oval and is still visible in this image. The mosque with the blue dome on the southeast side is the 14th of Ramadan Mosque. The large building on the northwest corner of the square is the Palestine Hotel.|
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|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||744|
|Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Muscat Oman. The biggest mosque of Oman.|
Sultan Qaboos Grosse Moschee Muskat Oman. Die groesste Moschee des Oman.
|Tomb of the prophet Mohammed, his daughter, Fatima and the caliph, Omar. Usually visited as part a pilgrimage to Mecca (or hajj). |
Masjid al-Nabawi or Mosque of the Prophet is the second holiest mosque in the Islamic world. The original mosque was built by Muhammad (SAAW). In the middle of the mosque is the shrine of the Prophet Muhammad(SAAW), known as Gumbad-e-Khizra or Dome of the Pro...
|Banya Bashi Mosque (Bulgarian: Баня баши джамия, Banya bashi dzhamiya; Turkish: Banya Başı Camii) is a mosque in Sofia, Bulgaria. It is one of the oldest mosques in Europe, having been completed in 1576, during the years the Ottomans had control of the capital. The mosque derives its name from the phra...||01/16/2009||381|
|Eyup Sultan Mosque is located in Istanbul in the north end of Halic (the Golden Horn) in Eyup region. It is built where Hz Eyyubu El-Ensari (An important Islamic character) was thought to be buried, he was one of the first acceptors of Islam and died during the first Islamic siege of Istanbul in 688-669. A tomb and a mosque was built by the command of Mehmed the Conqueror. The first mosque was ...||07/17/2005||747|