Masjid al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Al-Masjid al-Haram, is the largest mosque in the world. Located in the city of Mecca, it surrounds the Kaaba, the place which Muslims turn towards while offering daily prayers and is considered the holiest place on Earth by Muslims. The mosque is also known as the Grand Mosque.
Al-Masjid al-Nabawi, Madina, Saudi Arabia
Al-Masjid al-Nabawi â€œMosque of the Prophetâ€, often called the Prophetâ€™s Mosque, is a mosque situated in the city of Medina. As the final resting place of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, it is considered the second holiest site in Islam by both Shia and Sunni Muslims (the first being the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca) and is the second largest mosque in the world.
Imam Reza shrine, Iran
Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad, Iran is a complex which contains the mausoleum of ImÄm RidhÄ, the eighth ImÄm of Twelver Shiâ€™ites. Also contained within the complex include: the Goharshad Mosque, a museum, a library, four seminaries, a cemetery, the Razavi University of Islamic Sciences, a dining hall for pilgrims, vast prayer halls, and other buildings.
Masjid Istiqlal, Jakarta, Indonesia
Istiqlal Mosque, or Masjid Istiqlal, (Independence Mosque) in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. This national mosque of Indonesia was build to commemorate Indonesian independence, as nationâ€™s gratitude for Godâ€™s blessings; the independence of Indonesia. Therefore the national mosque of Indonesia was named â€œIstiqlalâ€, an arabic word for â€œIndependenceâ€.
Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca, Morocco
The Hassan II Mosque , located in Casablanca is the largest mosque in Morocco and the third largest mosque in the world after the Masjid al-Haram (Grand Mosque) of Mecca and the Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (Prophetâ€™s Mosque) in Medina.