Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque, Gibraltar
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
The Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque, also known as the King Fahd bin Abdulaziz al-Saud Mosque or the Mosque of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, is a mosque located at Europa Point in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, a peninsula connected to southern Spain. The mosque faces south towards the Strait of Gibraltar and Morocco several miles away.ConstructionThe building was a gift from King Fahd of Saudi Arabia and took two years to build at a cost of around £5 million. It was officially inaugurated on 8 August 1997. When the building was opened there was over sixty limousines and impressive security measures.It is the southernmost mosque in continental Europe, and is one of the largest mosques in a non-Muslim country.ComplexThe mosque complex also contains a school, library, and lecture hall. It is the only purpose-built mosque in Gibraltar to serve the Muslims in the territory who number over 1,000: around 4% of Gibraltar's total population.Make Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque a centerpiece of your Gibraltar vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Gibraltar itinerary planner.
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Excellent scenic viewpoints from the promenade extending your view of large numbers of commercial ships sailing in the open sea.
Beautiful facility, in a lovely location. I would like to see them open for visitors. Also have never seen people piling into them for praying.
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