|Hassan II Mosque Arabic: مسجد الحسن الثاني French: Mosquée Hassan-II||105,000||Casablanca|
|Badshahi Mosque Urdu: بادشاہی مسجد||100,000||Lahore|
|Grand Jamia Mosque, Lahore Urdu: گرینڈ جامع مسجد ||70,000||Lahore|
|Çamlıca Mosque Turkish: Çamlıca Camii||63,000||Istanbul|
Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque
It was designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau who had lived in Morocco, and was constructed by the civil engineering group Bouygues. Work commenced on July 12, 1986 , and was conducted over a seven-year period. Construction was scheduled to be completed in 1989 ready for Hassan II’s 60th birthday.
According to the Moroccan constitution, Islam is the religion of the state , and the state guarantees freedom of thought, expression, and assembly.
Islam was first brought to Morocco in 680 by an Arab invasion under the Uqba ibn Nafi, who was a general serving under the Umayyads of Damascus. In 788, The Zaydi Shia Idrisids ruled large parts of Morocco . After several Berbers formed more powerful Islamic dynasties that reigned over the country.
Countries where Islam is the state religion Afghanistan , Algeria, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Brunei, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran , Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Maldives, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan , Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sahrawi Republic, Somalia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
There are regular buses from Al Ghubaiba bus station in the Bur Dubai area to Abu Dhabi . These are non-stop to Abu Dhabi bus station, take 2 hours and cost AED 25. From the Abu Dhabi bus station, you’ll need to get a local bus or a taxi to the mosque .
During this period, the number of mosques operating in the emirate of Abu Dhabi was approximately 2,200. Number of mosques in the United Arab Emirates in 2016, by emirate.
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The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one the world’s largest mosques and a massive architectural work of art that intentionally blends different Islamic architectural schools. It features 82 domes, more than 1,000 columns, 24-carat-gold gilded chandeliers and the world’s largest hand-knotted carpet.
Qutub Minar : The world’s tallest brick minaret The Qutub Minar is one of the three World Heritage monuments in Delhi, India’s capital. Iltutmish and Firoz Shah Tughlaq, who were Qutub-ud-din-Aibak’s successors, completed the construction of the entire tower. The Qutub Minar , a 73 metre-high tower has five storeys, with a projecting balcony on each.
Minaret , (Arabic: “beacon”) in Islamic religious architecture, the tower from which the faithful are called to prayer five times each day by a muezzin, or crier. Such a tower is always connected with a mosque and has one or more balconies or open galleries.