Monday, December 9, 2019

Haji Ali Dargah

Legendary Islamic mosque and tomb (dargah). This intricate, gorgeous structure was built in 1431. Located on small island. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9827 N 72.8089 E Categories: Islamic shrines,...

Qutb Minar Complex

Group of valuable historical buildings in Delhi, mainly from the 11th - 14th centuries. Includes Qutb Minar - the highest brick minaret in world,...

Jama Masjid in Delhi

The largest and best known mosque in India, built in 1656. Its fa├žade is adorned with red sandstone and white marble. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.6506 N...

Charminar

Impressive, ornate mosque and monument, built in 1591. Most likely, initially it was built as a monument on the trade route between the port...

Shrine of Ali, Mazar-i-Sharif (Blue Mosque)

One of the most beautiful buildings in Afghanistan is Blue Mosque - Shrine of Ali in Mazar-i-Sharif. Many Afghanis believe that here is buried...

Kalta Minor, Khiva

One of the last great buildings in the great Khanate of Khiva was Kalta Minor. This had to be the tallest structure in Khiva...

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque

The best known landmark and symbol of Brunei is Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque. This elegant structure was constructed in 1958 and symbolises the...

Bobo Dioulasso Grand Mosque

The amazing Bobo Dioulasso Grand Mosque is impressive representative of the traditional Sudano-Sahelian architecture, most likely - the largest building in this style in...

Agadez Mosque

Like a lighthouse above the desert rises the tallest adobe structure in the world - minaret of Agadez Mosque. This 27 m tall tower...

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

The new Sheikh Zayed Mosque testifies the ambitions of Abu Dhabi to become a regional centre of culture and religion. It is one of the...