Sunday, March 6, 2011

العمارة الإسلامية

There's no getting around the fact that some of the most beautiful architecture on this planet comes from the Islamic world. One example is the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul, pictured above. More examples:

Mosque of the Prophet, Saudi Arabia. ( المسجد النبوي )

Jeddah Mosque, Saudi Arabia.

Ahat Jami Mosque, Ukraine.

Mazar-e Sharif Mosque, Afghanistan.

Bibi-Khanym Mosque, Uzbekistan.

Imam Hussein Mosque, Kuwait.

Mosque Maryam, Chicago, Illinois.

Al-Abbas Mosque, Iraq.

Fanar Mosque, Qatar.

Imam Ridha Shrine, Iran.

Id Kah Mosque, China.

Assalam Center, Boca Raton, Florida.

Abu Darweesh Mosque, Jordan.

Coquimbo Mosque, Chile.

Al-Masjid al-Ḥarām, Mecca. ( المسجد الحرام‎ )


  1. The Sultan Ahmed Mosqed in Istambul was A church Hagia Santa Sofia before the people from middle East attacted Turkey. It was The church from Constantinopel era.