Faisal Mosque

9,69 κριτικές
Αξιοθέατα και Μουσεία, Θρησκευτικό Κέντρο, Τζαμί
Κατατάχθηκε #1 στις Ισλαμαμπάντ δραστηριότητες
Αγαπημένο των Ντόπιων
Δημοφιλές σε:
  • 9.8
    Ταξιδιώτες Με Οικογένεια
  • 9.8
    Λάτρεις της Ιστορίας
  • 7.5
    Ευεξία
  • 7.5
    Πνευματική Αναζήτηση
Shah Faisal Ave, E-8, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
+92 321 5300893
https://www.facebook.com/Faisal-Masjid-Islamabad-1512715962273978/?hc_ref=OTHER
Επεξεργασία πληροφοριών

Κριτικές Μελών(9)

Κριτικές
9,6/10
Εκπληκτικό!
5
4
3
2
1
Ταξινόμηση ανά
Πιο Χρήσιμο
Εμφάνιση Τοπικών Κριτικών
Λονδίνο

The most beautiful mosque in the capital! This state of the art, modern building is a must go to for all locals five times a day to perform their daily prayers, wedding rituals and special eid prayers twice a year! A spiritual and peaceful experience guaranteed. Be sure to get a picture on the top courtyard to get the lush green margalla hilltops in the background!

Συνιστάται για:Ταξιδιώτες Με ΟικογένειαΕυεξίαΛάτρεις της ΙστορίαςΠνευματική Αναζήτηση
χρήσιμος
Αναφορά
Καράτσι
Πρώτος που έκανε κριτική

The Faisal Mosque in Islamabad is the largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fourth largest mosque in the world. It was the largest mosque in the world from 1986 to 1993 when overtaken in size by the completion of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. Subsequent expansions of the Masjid al-Haram (Grand Mosque) of Mecca and the Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia during the 1990s relegated Faisal Mosque to fourth place in terms of size.

Faisal Mosque is conceived as the National Mosque of Pakistan. It has a covered area of 5,000 m2 (54,000 sq ft)[citation needed] and has a capacity to accommodate approximately 300,000 worshippers (100,000 in its main prayer hall, courtyard and porticoes and another 200,000 in its adjoining grounds). Although its covered main prayer hall is smaller than that of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca (the world's third largest mosque), Faisal Mosque has the third largest capacity of accommodating worshippers in its adjoining grounds after the Masjid al-Haram (Grand Mosque) of Mecca, the Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque) in Medina. Each of the Mosque's four minarets are 80 m (260 ft) high (the tallest minarets in South Asia) and measure 10 x 10 m in circumference.
The Faisal Mosque is named after the late King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia, who supported and financed the project.

The impetus for the mosque began in 1966 when the late King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia supported the initiative of the Pakistani Government to build a national mosque in Islamabad during an official visit to Pakistan. In 1969, an international competition was held in which architects from 17 countries submitted 43 proposals. After four days of deliberation, Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay's design was chosen. Construction of the mosque began in 1976 by National Construction of Pakistan, led by Azim Borujerdi, and was funded by the government of Saudi Arabia, at a cost of over 130 million Saudi riyals (approximately 120 million USD today).

The mosque is located in the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad. It is situated at the north end of Faisal Avenue, putting it at the northernmost end of the city and at the foot of Margalla Hills, the westernmost foothills of the Himalayas.
The Faisal Mosque is the work of famous Turkish architect, Vedat Dalokay who won the Aga Khan Architectural Award with this project. The mosque's relatively unusual design fuses contemporary lines with the more traditional look of an Arab Bedouin's tent, with its large triangular prayer hall and four minarets. However, unlike traditional masjid design, it lacks a dome. The minarets borrow their design from Turkish tradition and are thin and pencil like. The interior of this prayer hall holds a very large chandelier and its walls are decorated with mosaics and calligraphy by the famous Pakistani artist Sadequain. The mosaic pattern adorns the west wall, and has the kalimah writtern in early Kufic script, repeated in mirror image pattern.

The mosque's architecture is a departure from the long history of South Asian Islamic architecture. It is one of the most outstanding and modern Islamic architecture examples in the world.

χρήσιμος1
Αναφορά
Chesterfield
χρήσιμος
Αναφορά
Ντόπιος από Ισλαμαμπάντ
χρήσιμος
Αναφορά
Ντόπιος από Ισλαμαμπάντ
χρήσιμος
Αναφορά
Φαϊσαλαμπάντ
χρήσιμος
Αναφορά
Ντόπιος από Ισλαμαμπάντ
χρήσιμος
Αναφορά
Ντουμπάι
χρήσιμος
Αναφορά
Rawalpindi
χρήσιμος
Αναφορά
Faisal Mosque

Εμφάνιση Κοντινών Τοποθεσιών

Φόρτωση...
33.73107573.038317
Islamabad Marriott Hotel
Islamabad Marriott Hotel
9,33 κριτικές
Απόσταση: 4.48 μίλια
Continental Inn Islamabad
Continental Inn Islamabad
10,02 κριτικές
Απόσταση: 2.66 μίλια
Le Royal Guest House
Le Royal Guest House
10,01 κριτική
Απόσταση: 2.64 μίλια
Paramid International Guest House
Paramid International Guest House
8,01 κριτική
Απόσταση: 3.62 μίλια
Προβολή όλων

Κοντινά Αξιοθέατα

Προβολή όλων
damn e koh
damn e koh
9,06 κριτικές
Ύπαιθρος, Πάρκο
Απόσταση: 1.87 μίλια
Pir Sohawa
Pir Sohawa
10,01 κριτική
Πεζοπορία και Φύση
Απόσταση: 4.08 μίλια
Margala Hills
Margala Hills
7,02 κριτικές
Ύπαιθρος, Πεζοπορία και Φύση, Όρος
Απόσταση: 2.01 μίλια
Islamabad Lake View
Islamabad Lake View
8,38 κριτικές
Διασκέδαση
Απόσταση: 8.85 μίλια
Προβολή όλων
The Monal
The Monal
9,47 κριτικές
Πακιστανική, Καφετέρια
Απόσταση: 4.08 μίλια
Chaaye khana
Chaaye khana
7,36 κριτικές
Ιαπωνική, Πρωινό & Brunch
Απόσταση: 3.34 μίλια
Street 1 Cafe
Street 1 Cafe
10,02 κριτικές
Αμερικανική
Απόσταση: 4.19 μίλια
Kabul Restaurant
Kabul Restaurant
6,54 κριτικές
Μέσης Ανατολής & Αφρικής, Αφγανική, Πακιστανική
Απόσταση: 1.98 μίλια
Προβολή όλων
Αναφέρετε αυτόν τον τόπο