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Faisal Mosque, Islamabad

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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TripAdvisor
  • Very big and beautifull remove shoes and walk around beiing a mosque that is all there is to it. Money to build came from Saudi Arabia  more »
  • Got a chance to see this magnificent mosque after so many years. It still retains its magnificence and allure. Exteriors and interior is worth seeing. Truly iconic and the most revered landmark of the...  more »
  • The biggest mosque in Pakistan, very beatiful and definitely worth visiting. You can enjoy the beatiful views of the mountains and the mosque itself. A nice park situated nearby.  more »
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  • Pure art. Excellent views. Truly natural..
  • A beautiful symbol of Modern Islamic Architecture! Biggest Mosque in Pakistan, and head office of Islamic World's major Modern Sciences Institute, "International Islamic University Islamabad"
  • One of the most beautiful mosques I've seen but the people visiting this place should keep it clean and should not litter it.
  • Very impressive place to visit
  • Beautiful Architecture and awesome mosque in the spectacular city