Essay On Pakistan Mosque

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Pakistan is well known for its cultural heritage. Whether we talk about this cultural heritage in a sense which relates religious matters or towering Islamic architecture, Pakistan will always be at the top of the merit list. It has a vibrant spectrum containing all the colors of the Islamic architecture. While talking about Islamic architecture, it’s the Pakistani mosques which catch our eyes. Not only are these mosques beautiful but engineering marvels as well. Here is a list which clearly depicts the 10 best mosques of Pakistan. Faisal Mosque The Faisal Mosque is the largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the third largest mosque in the whole world. It is situated in Islamabad near Naval Complex, Sector E-8. It covers an area of 54,000 sq ft. It has a capacity to accommodate a total of 3,00,000 people (worshipers). It has four minarets, each of which is 260 ft high. The Faisal Mosque is named after the King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz…show more content…
Its construction was started in May 1671 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. It is situated in Lahore and is the second largest mosque in Pakistan. It is the fifth largest mosque in the world. It is Lahore’s major landmark and a great tourist attraction. It attracts a net total of more than 5, 00,000 tourists from all over the world. Its courtyard covers an area of 278,784 sq ft. it can accommodate total of 110,000 people at a time. Tooba Mosque Tooba Mosque is located in Karachi (largest city of Pakistan). One of its common names is “Gol Masjid” which is probably because of its elliptical structure. It was built in 1969. It is claimed to be the largest single dome mosque in the world. It is a major tourist attraction. Tooba Mosque was built with pure white marble. Its dome is 236 ft in diameter. It has a single minaret 70 meters high. Its central hall can accommodate total of 5000 people. It was designed by the famous Pakistani architect Dr Babar Hamid Chauhan. Mohabbat Khan

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