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Dar al Hajar

Dar al Hajar – The Rock House

There are a fair number of countries which can be identified by a single iconic landmark. When one thinks of France, the image of the Eiffel Tower often comes to mind. Dar al…

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Sidi Bashir Mosque, Ahmedabad

The Sidi Bashir Mosque is located in the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Due to its unique construction, the mosque is also called Jhulta Minar or Shaking Minarets. It is believed that the mosque was constructed by Sidi Bashir, a slave of Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1452.

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The Morrocan Pavillian in Putrajaya, Malaysia

In recreating the Moroccan ambience for the contemporary scene, the Astaka Morocco, set to become a prominent landmark in Putrajaya, showcases the unique Moroccan and Moorish architecture, which is incidentally believed to be first of its kind in the ASEAN region.Development of the Astaka Morocco is an idea mooted by the Malaysian Government. Construction of the building symbolizes the strong diplomatic ties between the two countries especially with its people and culture.

Yeni Camii and The Port of İstanbul by Jean-Baptiste Hilair.  Late 18th Century.

Yeni Cami – The New Mosque

The Yeni Cami, The New Mosque or Mosque of the Valide Sultan (Turkish: ‘Yeni Cami, Yeni Valide Camii’) is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Eminönü district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is situated on the Golden Horn at the southern end of the Galata Bridge. It is one of the best-known sights of Istanbul.

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Jalil Khayat Mosque

The walls are built of bricks; the upper roof consists of several domes with a bigger dome on top; two minarets of about 65 meters are raised beside the mosque, and can be…

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Mosque of Cristo de la Luz

Built in 999 in Toledo, this building is a rarity in that it is in much the same state as it was when it was originally built. It is one of the few mosques…

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Colors of Cape Town Mosques

Vibrant, colorful and beautiful Mosques of Cape Town, South Africa. coloured masjid pic mosque tower colours

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The Tokyo Masjid

After the Russian revolution of 1917, some of the Turkish communities migrated to different regions of the world.  The Kazan Turks, who had migrated to Tokyo, established a community called “Mahalle-i İslamiye” (i.e….

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The Ornate Alhambra

A pictorial tour of the intricate and ornate architecture of Alhambra.

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Great Mosque of Paris

Great Mosque of Paris, built following the mudéjar style, is an early-20th-century contribution to the cultural relations between France and the Arabic-speaking Muslim world.

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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Work began on the construction of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque complex on a site by a main road between Muscat and Seeb early in 1995. It was completed six years later and inaugurated by the Sultan in May 2001. It can accommodate up to 20,000 worshippers and consists of a main prayer hall, ladies prayer hall, covered passageways, a meeting hall, and library which will eventually contain up to 20,000 books.

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Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan

“Capture the Spirit of Ramadan” International Photography Competition™ is a unique and unprecedented 30-day visual celebration that educates and enlightens thousands of viewers around the world as photos are shared every day during the holy month.

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