Wednesday, May 18, 2011

10 World's most magnificent mosque

10 World's most magnificent mosque
Baitul Mukarram Mosque Spoiler for, Dhaka, Bangladesh:

This Mosque is the National Mosque of Bangladesh. Located in the heart of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, this mosque was founded in the 1960s.
It has a capacity of 30,000 people, to 10 biggest mosque in the world, but still get the mosque is too full of faithful Muslims worship. Because of this, the government of Bangladesh has decided to add an extension (dilation) of the mosque.

Spoiler for Faisal Mosque, Islamabad, Pakistan:

Faisal Mosque in Islamabad is the biggest mosque in Indonesia and South Asia and the fourth largest mosque in the world. It is the largest mosque in the world 1986-1993 when the defeated measure by the completion of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. After the expansion of Masjid Al-Haram
(Grand Mosque) of Mecca and Al-Masjid Al-Nabawi (Mosque of the Prophet) in Medina, Saudi Arabia in the 1990s,
Mosque Faisal Mosque to the fourth largest in the world.

Spoiler for Sultan Mosque, Singapore:

Sultan Mosque, located at Muscat Street and North Bridge Road in Kampong Glam Rochor District Regional Planning in Singapore. The mosque is considered one of the most important mosques in Singapore. Prayer hall and domes highlight the star feature of the mosque.
Masjid Sultan has stayed essentially unchanged since it was built, only with improvements made to the main hall in 1960 and annex added in 1993. He set as a national monument on 14 March 1975.

Spoiler for Baiturrahman, Bandar Aceh, Indonesia:

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque is a mosque located in downtown Banda Aceh. This mosque is a mosque used to be the Sultanate of Aceh.
When the Dutch attacked the city of Banda Aceh in 1873, this mosque was burned, then in 1875 the Dutch rebuilt a mosque instead.
This single domed mosque and can be completed on December 27, 1883. Next Mosque is being expanded to 3 dome in 1935. Last expanded again to 5 dome (1959-1968).
This mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques in Indonesia which has the form of a sweet, attractive carvings, a large yard and feels very cool if it was in the room mosque.

Spoiler for Taj'ul Masjid, Bhopal, India:

Taj-ul-Masajid, is a mosque located in Bhopal, India. This is one of the largest mosques in Asia. The mosque is also used as a madrasa (Islamic school) in the daytime.

Spoiler for Omar Ali Saifuddin, Brunei:

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque is a royal Islamic mosque located in Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of the Sultanate of Brunei. The mosque is classified as one of the most spectacular mosques in the Asia Pacific region and become a major attraction for tourists. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque is considered amongst the people of Brunei as the landmarks of his country.

Spoiler for Zahir Mosque, Kedah, Malaysia:

This mosque was built in 1912, a distinguished business expense Ibni The late Tunku Mahmud Sultan Tajuddin Mukarram Shah. This site is the tomb mosque of Kedah warriors who had died while maintaining Kedah from Siam in 1821. Architecture of the mosque was inspired by Azizi Mosque in Langkat city in northern Sumatra. The mosque is enhanced by the five major large domes symbolizing the five Islamic principles.

Spoiler for Masjid Al Aqsa, Jerusalem, Israel (Palestine):

Al-Aqsa Mosque (Arabic: المسجد الاقصى, "the farthest mosque"), also known as Al-Aqsa, is an Islamic shrine in the Old City of Jerusalem. In the mosque itself is part of Al-Haram ash-Sharif or "Noble Sanctuary Sacred" (together with the Dome of the Rock), a site which is also known as Temple Mount and the sites holiest site in Judaism, because it is believed to be the Temple in Jerusalem once stood. is widely regarded as the third holiest site in Islam, Muslims believe that Prophet Muhammad was transported from the Sacred Mosque in Mecca to the Al-Aqsa Mosque during the Night Journey. Islamic tradition states that Muhammad led prayers for this site until the seventeenth month after the emigration, when God ordered him to turn toward the Kaaba.
In the Al-Aqsa Mosque was originally a small prayer house built by Caliph Umar Rashidun, but it has been built and developed by Ummayad caliph Abd al-Malik and completed by his son Al-Walid in 705 CE. After the earthquake in 746, the mosque was completely destroyed and built by the Abbasid caliph al-Mansur in 754, and back again by the successors of al-Mahdi in 780. Another earth quake destroyed most of al-Aqsa at least 1033, but two years later Fatimid caliph Ali az-Zahir built another mosque which has stood to this day to day. During periodic renovation, various ruling dynasties of the Islamic caliphate in addition to built the mosque and surrounding areas, such as the dome, vision, and minbar, minarets and interior structure. When the Crusaders captured Jerusalem in 1099, they used the mosque as a palace and church, but its function as a mosque has been restored once again by Saladin. After renovations, improvements and additions made in later centuries by Ayyubids, Today, the Old City under Israeli control, but still below the mosque administration-led Palestinian Islamic Waqf.

Spoiler for
Masjid Al Nabawi, Madina, Saudi Arabia:

In the Prophet's Mosque (or Mosque of the Prophet) (Arabic: المسجد النبوي), in Medina, is the second holiest mosque in Islam and mosques in the world's second largest after the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca. This is where the end of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The mosque is considered the second holiest mosque by both Shia and Sunni, while the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem is the third holiest.
One of the most important features of the site that the Green Dome through the middle of the mosque, where Muhammad's tomb is located. This is not really known when it was built green dome but manuscripts dating to the early 12th century to explain the dome. This is known as the Dome of the Prophet or the Green Dome. Islam after the government was expanded and decorated it. Early Muslim leaders Abu Bakr and Umar were buried in an area around the mosque.
Sites initially Muhammad's house, he settled there after the Hijra (emigration) to Medina, later building a mosque in the courtyard. He himself shared in the heavy construction work. Original mosque was an open air building. Basic building plans have been adopted in the building other mosques around the world.
The mosque is also used as community centers, courts, and religious schools. There is one platform to generate people who are taught the Koran.

Spoiler for Masjid Al Haram, Makkahm, Saudi Arabia:

Al-Masjid Al-Haram (المسجد الحرام) is the largest mosque in the world. Located in the city of Mecca, he was around the Kaaba, the place which Muslims turn towards while offering daily prayer and is considered the holiest place on Earth by Muslims.
The mosque is also known as the Grand Mosque.
Current structure covers an area of ​​400,800 square meters (99.0 acres) including the outer and in the prayer room and can accommodate up to 4 million during the pilgrimage period, one of the largest annual gatherings of people in the world.