Every religion has worship places where they go and worship their God. The worship places also have beauty according to a situation. Today we write about the places of worship, Masjids that also correspond to our cultural heritage and exclusive style of Islamic architecture.
There are a lot of Masjids that have mind-blowing and breathtaking structure. Some of them Masjids that are surrounded by water we explore here. So, let’s move and see that Masjids.
1- Al-Rahma Masjid, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Al-Rahma Masjid is located on the Red Sea. It was built in the year 1985. It is historically significant mosques. It is the Jeddah’s most famous Masjid that attracts the most of the people due to remarkable beauty and architectures.
2- Ortakoy Masjid, Istanbul, Turkey
It is located near to the Sea of Marmara. It was built by Sultan Abdulmecid I and opened for people in 1856. Istanbul is a breathtaking city of Turkey, and it is the most popular location of it.
3- Putra Masjid, Putrajaya, Malaysia
Putra Masjid is the principal Masjid of the Putrajaya, Malaysia. Its contraction was beginning in1997 and was opened for people two years later. It is situated to Perdana Putra which houses of the Malaysian CM’s office and next to man-made Putrajaya Lake. At the beginning of the Masjid is a large square with flagpoles operating Malaysian states flags.
4- Hassan II Masjid, Casablanca, Morocco
It is the largest Masjid in Morocco that is rising above the Atlantic Ocean and 13th largest Masjid in the world. The most famous thing of this Masjid is its minaret that is world’s tallest at 210 meters. Its nickname is Casablanca Hajj. It opened for people in 1993. Michel Pinseau was the architect of this mosque, and he got the popularity due to its tallest minaret.
5- Tanjung Bungah Floating Masjid, Penang, Malaysia
It is a Malay Masjid that built on the bay in Tanjung Bungah, Penang. According to its name, it is not floating, but rather standing on stilts and piling. It has been constructed to replace the old Tanjung Bungah mosque.
It was built at the cost of 15 million in 1295 sq meters area. It also has minaret its height is equivalent to the seven-story building.
6- Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid, Bandar Seri Begawan
It is located at the capital city Bandar Seri Begawan of the Sultanate of Brunei. It was completed in 1958, named after the 28th Sultan of Brunei. It is examined one of the most beautiful Masjid in the Asia Pacific. It is the famous attraction of the Brunei tourists.
7- Malacca Straits Masjid, Malacca, Malaysia
It is located on the Malacca Island above the waters of the Straits Malacca. It was built between 2003 and 2006 and opened for people in November 2006. Its structure design came from the state’s former CM, Datuk Seri Mohd.
8- Schwetzinger Masjid, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
It is most fascinating place in the Germany. It was built in 1779-1791 by a French architect for the Prince Elector of the Palatinate. It was built at that time when Turkish architect design was fashionable in Germany. It was not created for religion, but later it was used for religious purpose.
9- Puchong Perdana Masjid, Selangor, Malaysia
It is also known As-Salam Puchong Perdana. It is situated near the Puchong Lake. It was built in 2006. The architecture of Masjid is very excellent, and a familiar sight to housing land and 400 people are offering prayer in it.
10- Crystal Masjid, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
It is a grand structure that made of glass, steel, and crystal. It is located at the Islamic Heritage Park on the Island of Wan Man. It was completed in 2008 and has 1500 people capacity.
11- Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Masjid, Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Masjid is also known as an Iron Masjid, and this is the 2nd principal Masjid in Malaysia after the Putra Masjid on the Putrajaya Lake. It is situated on the opposite side of Justice in Putrajaya Precinct 3. It was opened for people in 2010 and consecrated in 2004. There are 20,000 people offering prayer at one time. It designed according to modern and Islamic architecture.
12- Kota Kinabalu City Masjid, Sabah, Malaysia
It is located on the Shores of Likas Bay on the South China Sea. Its features are similar to the Masjid Nabawi in Medina. It has a prayers hall where 9,000 to 12,000 people are offering prayer at one time. The man-made lake which surrounds it gives a with composure gorgeous and remarkable look to the Masjid on the full moon night. This is opened for people visits daily except Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
13- Tengku Tengah Zaharah Masjid, Terengganu, Malaysia
It is first real floating Masjid in Malaysia. Its construction began in 1993 and completed in 1995. It was made by Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah. This Masjid is the combination of the Moorish and modern architecture.