Top 10 Largest Mosque in the World List

Islam is derived from the Arabic utterance “Salema” which means tranquility, limpidness submission and deference. In the religious sense Islam is a complete code of life that verbally gives us the meaning of the religion of the Muslims, a monotheistic faith revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah. Muslims live out their lives according to the immense teachings of Islam.

Islam has 5 Arkan those are Toheed, Namaz , Roza, Hajj and Zakat.

TAUHEED (Arabic: taw?id) is defined as the dogma of Oneness of God

NAMAZ is a prayer in a form of religious execution that seeks to a trigger a volitional connection to Allah. Muslims recite Namaz 5 times a day (Fajar, Zuhar, Asar, Magrib, and Isha). Muslims go to mosques to tender their prayers

ROZA also known as fasting is a form of worship. Muslims fast during the Islamic month RAMDAN. It is compulsory on the Muslims as it plays an effectual role in delicacy of psychological problems and fortifications the will power of the fasting person, softening his feelings, and making him love to do good deeds and keep away from confrontational and hostile inclinations, it also increases his divine feelings for religion. So it makes him more capable to bear problems and burdens. Undeniably this is astounding positive in a person’s health.

HAJJ is 4th Arkan of Islam. In it the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, it takes place in the last month of the year and is obligatory once in life for all Muslims.

ZAKAT is a mandatory payment made annually under the Islamic law on certain kinds of property and used for benevolent and spiritual purposes.




Masjid al-Haram is the largest mosque in the world located in Mecca in Saudia Arabia which surrounds ‘KAABA’ with an area of 4,008,020 square meters and can lodge 4 million worshipers during the Hajj period. It is also famous as the Grand Mosque. It is considered as the celestial place by the Muslims Community. Its architecture style is Islamic architecture.It is famous for its religious reputation.



Al-Masjid al-Nabawi, often called the Prophet’s Mosque, is a mosque built by the Prophet Muhammad situated in the city of Medina at Al Madinah Province in Saudi Arabia. It is the second divine blemish in Islam. It has a height of 105m.It has the area of 400,500 m² (4,311,000 sq ft). It can lodge 1,000,000 worshipers at one time .It was constructed on the year 622 AD. Its architectural style is Ottoman architecture, Islamic architecture, Classical architecture, Contemporary architecture. The mosque has a rectangular plan on two floors with the Ottoman prayer hall prognostic to the south. The main prayer hall occupies the entire first floor.



Imam Reza shrine is located in Mashhad. Iran is a multifaceted which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza.It is the largest mosque in the world by dimension and the second largest in capacity.Its contains an area of 267,079 m sq. and space for 700,000  people. It  contains  a museum, a library, four seminaries, a cemetery, the Razavi University of Islamic Sciences, a dining hall for pilgrims and vast prayer halls. Its architecture style is Islamic architecture



Istiqlal Mosque commonly known as Masjid Istiqlal is situated in Jakarta (Indonesia). It is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia.It has the area of 95,000 m sq and has capacity to have 120,000 worshipers at a time.This Indonesian mosque was stiff to venerate the independence of the nation.Its construction was completed on 1978.There are seven gates to enter the mosque, each named after Al-Asmaul-Husna (names of God in Islam).The seven digit symbolize Seven Heavens in Islamic cosmology. The main structure is directed to the arcades which are around the large courtyard. The arcades connect the main building with a single minaret in the south corner.Its construction cost is  Rp 7 billion (US$ 12 million)



This mosque has the tallest minaret in the world. It  is located in Casablanca (Morocco). It is also one of the largest mosques which is covering the area of 90,000 m sq. and has space for 105,000 worshipers. The design of the mosque was planned by the French architecture( Michel Pinseau) and fabricated by Bouygues.Its was construction was accomplished on 1993. All of the material granite, plaster, marble, wood and other materials used in the construction, were haul out from Morocco, with the exemption of some Italian white granite columns.Its construction cost is $400–$700 million



The Faisal Mosque is the largest mosque in Pakistan, located in the capital city of Islamabad. Completed in 1986.It was designed by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay. It was wrought like a desert Bedouin’s tent. It is situated at the north of Faisal Avenue. It has height of 90m.It has the area of 43,295.8 m sq. and can accommodate  around 300,000 worshipers. Its architecture style is  Islamic architecture, Contemporary architecture. Its construction cost is 120million USD.



The Badshahi Mosque or is called the ‘Royal Mosque’ in Lahore. Specially made by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and completed in 1673, is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia. Its height 69 m. Its construction was completed on 1673. Its architectural styles are Mughal architecture, Islamic architecture. It has the area of 29,867.2 m² (321,488 sq ft). It can occupy 100,000 worshipers at a time.The mainstay of the Main Prayer Hall is richly extravagant with stucco tracery (Manbatkari), fresco work, and inlaid marble.



Sheikh Zayed Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi,the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was commence by the President of the United Arab Emirates, HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. It has a height of 351m.It has an area of 22,000 m sq. and makes room for 40,000 followers.It was constructed on 2007. Its architecture style was Moorish architecture, Mughal architecture. This mosque has many unique features. It has seven imported chandeliers from Germany that slot in millions of Swarovski crystals.Its costruction cost was 2 billion dirhams(USD $ 545 million).



The Masjid.e.Jahan-Numa, commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is the chief mosque of Old Delhi.Its height is 80m. The  mosque can hold up to 25000 worshipers .Its construction was completed in 1656.Its architecture style is Islamic.Its construction cost is 10 million rupees.



Baitul Mukarram is the mosque of Bangladesh. Located at the center of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the mosque was completed in 1968. It spreads over an area of 21000 m sq. and can accommodate 40000 capacities.Its height is 99 feet.It was completed in 1968. The mosque has plenteous modern architectural features concomitantly at the same time it conserve the traditional principles of Mughal architecture.

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