Faisal Mosque, located in Islamabad, Pakistan, is one of the largest mosques in Asia. In 1966, King Faisal of Saudi Arabia visited Pakistan and offered to invest in the construction of the mosque. Designed by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay, it began construction in 1978 and was finally completed in 1988. The total cost was $45 million, of which $28 million came from the Saudi government and the remaining $17 million came from Pakistan. Faisal Mosque is a bold fusion of modern architectural style and traditional architectural style. Unlike the traditional dome, the top of the mosque is made up of polygons and looks like a large tent. There are also four minarets beside the mosque, up to 91 meters high. The total area of the mosque is 51000 square meters. The hall and courtyard together can accommodate about 100,000 people. Faisal Mosque (FAISAL MOSQUE) is located in the northwest of Islamabad. It was built by the late King of Saudi Arabia. Designed by the famous Turkish designer Darokai, it covers an area of 190,000 square meters. Four minarets are 88 meters high and the main prayer hall is 40 meters high. It can accommodate 10,000 people. It was completed in 1988 and is the largest mosque in Pakistan. The design of the mosque is novel and unique in mosques all over the world. In the square in front of the temple is the tomb of former President Zia Huck. The attached building is a seminary.
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Pakistan is our good friend. Be enthusiastic about the Chinese people. If you say you are Chinese. Locals put two thumbs together. The meaning should be clear. The traditional mosque is domed, while the Faisal Mosque is octagonal, resembling a huge desert tent. Its outer body is made of white marble and its inside is decorated with mosaics. It ranks sixth in the world mosque. You can go and see whether you are religious or not. It has a large area.
Beautiful scenery, awesome atmosphere. The place was so mesmerizing just loved and would love to visit again
A beautiful place with lush green lawnsFlowersAndGrand architecture unique and wonderfulA must visit place
its a best place to visit , i would like to ask my chinese friends to visit this place