Saturday, 20 October 2012

World's Most Interesting Mosques

Larabanga Mosque in Ghana
Larabanga Mosque in Ghana
Made of raw earth with a wooden stick jutting out on its exterior, this is the country’s oldest mosque.

Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali
Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali
Built of bricks made of  sun-dried mud, the mosque represents the authenticity of African architecture.

Great Mosque of Samarra in Iraq
Great Mosque of Samarra in Iraq
The design spirals 52m up like a cone and visitors are required to walk up its spiral ramp to enter the mosque. The  minaret was bombed and destroyed in 2005.

Umayyad Mosque in Damascus
Umayyad Mosque in Damascus
This is the oldest and largest mosque in the world. Formerly a church, it carries influences of Roman architecture.





Source: Live - New Straits Times 

6 comments:

  1. I heard the Umayyad mosque in Aleppo was burned down by Assad's army. Hopefully this one is still safe.

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    1. oh yer ker.. kenapa nak musnahkan masjid..yg menjadi tempat ibadah,...mmg tak takut tuhan kan orng2 yg gila kuasa...

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  2. no 3 tu mmg kena nek tangga tu bru blh msuk ke kak nor...bru tahu ni..lom pernah nmpk..nice sharing la kak...bt tmbh pengetahuan am :)

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    1. masjid2 tuh nampak unik kan yut..that's why akak suka nak kongsikan disini..lgpun bukannya tahu pun sblm nie..

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