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Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque, Gibraltar
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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.
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  • Unfortunately the mosque fits visually absolutely not to Gibraltar and on the Europa point. Works from the outside too unkempt.
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  • Also known as Mosque of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques or Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque is a the southernmost mosque in continental Europe, and is one of the largest mosques in a non-Muslim country...  more »
  • Have visited this because the attractions of gibraltar, with not as a fan of mosques, their origin and culture, was very nice and takes care of building
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