The world’s largest mosques

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Imam Reza was forbidden in Iran

The Sanctuary of Imam Al-Ridha Mosque is classified as the largest mosque in the world, with an area of ​​approximately 598,657 square meters. This mosque also accommodates approximately 500,000 worshipers. It was built in 818 and was named after Imam Reza, the eighth imam of the Twelver Shi’a community. Imam Reza Mosque with historical architecture and unique rituals that show the community’s heritage and culture. The complex also consists of dozens of valuable architectural heritage monuments located around the holy shrine, all of which are of political and social importance. Among these monuments are a small mosque, museum, library, university, The halls of supplication wa Prayer, halls to eat, and seven yards.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Oman

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the second largest mosque in the world, with an area of ​​approximately 416,000 square meters. This mosque can accommodate more than 20,000 worshipers, was built in 2001 AD, and has a main dome and five minarets, in addition to that it contains the second largest Hand-woven rug in the world, a rich 14-meter-long.

Shah Mosque in Iran

The Shah Mosque is classified as the third largest mosque, with an area of ​​400,499 square meters, and can accommodate 700,000 worshipers. This mosque was built 400 years ago, and forms a stunning memorial located on the main square in Isfahan, and the construction of the crown dome of the mosque was completed in 1629 That is, in the last year of the rule of Shah Abbas I.

Sacred Mosque

The Grand Mosque is located in Makkah Al-Mukarramah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and it is the fourth largest mosque in the world with an area of ​​400,000 square meters, and can accommodate approximately 4,000,000 worshipers, and this mosque was built to surround the Kaaba, which is the holiest place in Islam, as it is the most important destination of the pilgrimage Umrah, where it receives millions of worshipers every year, and the oldest parts of the modern building date back to the sixteenth century.

Prophet’s Mosque

The Prophet’s Mosque is the fifth largest mosque in the world, with a mosque area of ​​399,483 meters, and can accommodate approximately one million worshipers, and contains the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings of God be upon him, and included a green dome, a school, a courtyard, and a social center.

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