Faisal Mosque, Islamabad

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Completed in 1986 to designs by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay, Faisal Mosque features a modern white facade inspired by the Bedouin desert tents. Pakistan's largest mosque, this structure boasts a prayer hall that can accommodate up to 10,000 worshippers at any given time. The building also includes a library, lecture hall, museum, and cafe. Although tourists of all faiths can visit this shrine, non-Muslims are asked to refrain from coming on Fridays and during daily prayers. Be sure to take your shoes off before you enter, and dress appropriately for a sacred place of worship. Add Faisal Mosque and other attractions to your Islamabad trip itinerary using our Islamabad holiday builder site .
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  • Visited with the family on my last trip to Pakistan.The mosque is visible from quite far away. The structure of the mosque is absolutely breathtaking! however, it is quickly apparent that the mosque i...  more »
  • beautiful and sacred place in Pakistan. Unique and modern architecture to mosques. Impresses with its location.
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  • Beautiful mosque, however two things I would like to point out, firstly the prayer area is closed off during most of the day, which makes looking at the gorgeous central chandelier problematic, second...  more »

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