Faisal Mosque Islamabad

Faisal Mosque Islamabad, which serve as the national mosques of Pakistan, is the largest mosques of Pakistan. It's the forth largest mosque in the world. The Faisal Mosque was named after the late King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, who supported and financed the Pakistan government initiative to construct a National Mosques.


Faisal Mosque Islamabad


Construction of the mosque began in 1976 and completed in 1986. It was designed by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay. The Faisal Mosque has covered area of 54,000 sq ft. It can accommodate 10,000 worshipers in its main prayer hall, 24,000 in its porticoes, 40,000 in its courtyard and another 200,000 in its adjoining grounds. Each of the Mosque's four minarets, which are the tallest minarets in South Asia are 260 ft high.


Faisal Mosque Islamabad

2 comments:

Kiran palwasha said...

Such a magnificent Mosque and beautiful photography.

Birdy said...

Thanks Kiran for liking the images. You are right it's really a magnificent mosque.