20 Most Beautiful Pictures of Masjids in the World
by Boost Inspiration · August 7, 2012
Masjid is an Arabic name. Masjid is the holy place for muslims. A Masjid is a place for worship for all the followers of Islam. Masjids all around the world are well known for the general importance to Muslims as well as for Islamic architecture and representation of Islamic culture.
Masjid is the place where all the Muslims of the community go and have their prayers. Masjid can also the be place of beautiful architecture that is famous all around the world. The beauty of a Masjids architecture is often breathtaking.
We’ve stumbled up some beautiful Masjids photos from around the world that we hope you will like and enjoy. We’ve tried our best to also name which country each Masjid is in.
We love to collect beautiful pictures. If you have any masjid photos to share, do it in the comments below. We’ll try to make another list of beautiful photos soon.
Beautiful Masjids Photos
1. Masjid Al-Haram
Al-Masjid al-Ḥaram or the Grand Masjid surrounds Islam’s holiest place, the Kaaba. It is located in the city of Mecca and is the largest mosque in the world. Muslims around the world turn toward Kaaba while performing any prayer.
2. Masjid Al-Nabawi
Al-Masjid al-Nabawī, often called the Prophet’s Masjid, is a masjid built by the Islamic Prophet Muhammad situated in the city of Medina. It is the second holiest site in Islam.
3. Al-Quds | The Dome of the Rock
Al-Quds | The Dome of the Rock is located in Jerusalem just back at the back of Masjid Al-Aqsa.
4. Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah at dusk, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
5. Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah – Kuantan
Beautiful picture of Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah in Negeri
6. Masjid An-Nur
Masjid An-Nur is one of the landmark of University of Technology Petronas(UTP). It is also known as the Jewel of UTP. This picture was shot just before the end of the day.
7. Masjid Selat, Melaka, Malaysia
Amazing picture of Melaka Strait Masjid
8. Jamia Masjid
The biggest masjid in india and what a feast for the eyes, and the birds do the rest of the trick.
9. Sharjah Masjid
Amazing architecture of beautiful masjid located in Sharjah, UAE. We have been personally here in this Masjid and must say it is designed very well from inside and out.
10. Darul Quran
This masjid is part of an education complex in Kuala Kubu Bharu, Hulu Selangor, Malaysia
11. Masjid Al Mukarramah
Beautiful view of Masjid Al Mukarramah – Bandar Sri Damansara, Malaysia
12. Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan
Excellent view of The Federal Territory Masjid from a different angle.
13. Masjid Bandaraya Kinabalu, Likas
Built on a 2.47 acres site at the Likas bay, the Kota Kinabalu City Masjid is exemplary of the Islamic contemporary architecture. Situated near the sea, this majestic white masjid boasts similar features to the Nabawi Masjid in Medina.
14. Sheikh Zayed Masjid Abu Dhabi
Great shot at the great Grand Masjid of UAE, the Sheikh Zayed Masjid.
15. Badshahi Masjid
The Badshahi Mosque, or the ‘Emperor’s Mosque’, was built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore, Pakistan. It is one of the city’s best known landmarks, and a major tourist attraction epitomising the beauty and grandeur of the Mughal era.
16. Masjid, Songkha
The largest and beautiful masjid in Thailand.
17. Masjid Putrajaya
The Putra Masjid is the principal masjid of Putrajaya, Malaysia.
18. Masjid Ubudiah
One of the most beautiful masjids in Malaysia is the Royal Masjid that is located in Bukit Chandan. The masjid was officially opened in 1917 by Sultan Shah Jalil Karamatullah.
19. State Masjid of Qatar
Previously State Masjid of Qatar now renamed to Mohammed Bin Abdulwahab Masjid. Has cultural magazine Al Rayyan throwing light on the giant stages of the project and what it represents of the value of traditional and Islamic.
20. Masjid Zahir
Officially opened in 1912, this state Masjid is an architectural landmark as it is one of the largest and one of the oldest Masjids in Malaysia. Built in the tradition of the Moorish architecture, it has numerous arches and columns that are an epitome of grandeur.