Sunday, July 5, 2020

Kaaba and Masjid-al-Haram

The history of the mysterious Kaaba started long before Islam and this could be one of the oldest active shrines in the world. Today...

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...

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...

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...

Islamic shrines

Outstanding mosques and other Islamic shrines around the world Below are listed some of most important, impressive and beautiful Islamic shrines and other monuments of...

Great Mosque of Djenne (Djenné)

Europeans may look in disbelief - is it for real? Does it exist? The Great Mosque of Djenne (coorectly - Djenné) is as...

Al-Aqsa Mosque

There are few buildings, which have very special importance in the history of the world. One of them is Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. This old...

Hagia Sophia

One of the most daring buildings in the history of construction is Hagia Sophia - world's largest church for almost one millenia. This building...

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...

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...