Sunday, July 5, 2020

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...