In every religion there remains a culture to consider a certain place as sacred. The place is kept too far away of the worldly complexities, and people come here just to pray and a soulful environment is created. In Islam, or Muslims call such a place as the mosques. There are so many mosques available over the globe. In the line-up below we have come up with some of those which are too impressive in terms of their architecture.
10 AL HARAM MOSQUES, MECCA
Needless is to introduce about the place. It is quite a known place among the non-Muslims as well. Kabba, the building at the core of the place is simply superb to view. This is the holiest place considered by Islamic people on earth.
9 AL NABAWI MOSQUE, MEDINA, SAUDI ARABIA
The place holds a great importance for Islamic people. It is believed that Prophet Muhammad used to stay here. In fact, it is said that Prophet was involved directly with the architecture of most of the parts here. This is considered the second most sacred places for MUSLIMS after Mecca.
8 AL AQSA MOSQUE, JERUSALEM
Al Aqsa Mosque is also believed another important place on earth for Islamic people as it has some connections with Muhammad as well. It is believed that Prophet was elated here from Mecca and then straight to heaven.
7 THE BLUE MOSQUE, ISTANBUL
It just looks ecstatic through the unique compilation of blue tiles along the inner walls. The flawless design and architecture is worth watching in a lifetime. People in huge number come here for praying, and the best part is that there is perfect arrangement available for them.
6 SHAH FAISAL MOSQUE, ISLAMABAD
Shah Faisal mosque is pretty different from the conventional construction pattern of the mosques. The mosque is considered the biggest mosque of the nation (Pakistan). At the bottom of Margalla hill, the mosque accumulates huge crowd.
5 SULEYMANIYE MOSQUE, ISTANBUL
Suleymaniye Mosque is the largest in whole Istanbul. It is named so as the emperor (or sultan in Islamic language) was buried here. The mosque holds a great historic background and hence quite crucial from religious point of view.
4 SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE, ABU DHABI
The mosque has been in news for the mammoth carpet being spread over here. It holds an immense capacity of above forty thousand people within the mosque. The architecture and construction makes human talent much more proud.
3 ZAHIR MOSQUE, MALAYSIA
Undoubtedly, a mosque always keeps a lot of importance from spiritual or religious point of view. But, the point of interest for us is its scenic beauty. It has been termed as on of the most attractive mosques many times earlier.
2 THE GREAT MOSQUE OF CORDOBA, SPAIN
It is said that the same used to be a praying place for the Christian, but turned in to an Islamic mosque later. Some say, the conversion was made happened during Middle Ages. What ever it may be, but it has all those architectural beauty to be in the line- up.
1 QOLSARIF MOSQUE, RUSSIA
Here we come up with most antique yet one of the most beautiful mosques over the globe. However, the present one we are witnessing is the one after renovation. The original was built during 16th century, and it is said that it was destroyed just after a few minutes by Ivan, the Terrible.