Sunday, March 6, 2011
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 )