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Faisal Mosque, Islamabad
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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. Put Faisal Mosque into our Islamabad travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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A must visit for anyone visiting Islamabad. This is the icon of the city. Visitors must be conscious of the prayers timings as we need to be cognisant of the need for respect for Islam. And the folks ... read more »
What an amazing place to be. Visited last month while on holiday in Islamabad. This place is just amazing. It's so good. Was fortunate to be there during prayer time (Magribh) and got to go inside the... read more »
Mooie architectuur omgeven door een groot domein met ruime parking. Jammer genoeg de binnenkant niet gezien.Beautiful architecture surrounded by a large domain with ample parking. Unfortunately the inside not seen.show original
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