Do you know that which is the most beautiful mosque in Pakistan? Here I have arranged those mosque which are historical, architecturally beautiful and have a huge capacity for Muslims to offer prayer at one time. Mosque is a place for muslim worships to offer prayers according to the Islam. Well before going towards the topic lets have a read about a short history of mosque. The very first mosque in the world is Quba Mosque. The first stone of this mosque was laid by Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) and PBUH also participated in the construction of this mosque. Later that an Islamic trend becomes and since that time to now a very very huge number of mosques not only in Pakistan but all over the world have been build. Recently the biggest mosque for its area and capacity is Masjid-e-Tooba in Karachi. It is not only the largest mosque but it is also most beautiful mosque in Pakistan. So keep on reading this post for getting more details about most beautiful mosque in Pakistan with Pictures.
Most Beautiful Mosque in Pakistan
Shah Faisal Mosque
The Faisal Mosque is the largest mosque in Pakistan. This mosque is located in Islamabad. It was ompleted in 1986. It was designed by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay to be shaped like a desert Bedouin’s tent. This mosque lacks a dome. The minarets borrow their design from Turkish tradition and are thin and pencil like. The mosque is named after the late King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia.
The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore as it has been commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb as it was completed in 1673. It is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world. No doubt that it is Lahore’s most famous landmark and a major tourist attraction.
Shah Jahan Mosque
The Shah Jahan Mosque was built in the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It is located in Thatta, Sindh province, Pakistan. Shah Jahan mosque was completed in the year 1647. The mosque has almost 93 domes and it is world’s largest mosque having such number of domes.
Masjid e Tooba is located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is even locally known as the Gol Masjid. It is often claimed to be the largest single-dome mosque in the world as it has been built with pure white marble. This mosque was designed by Pakistani architect Dr Babar Hamid Chauhan and the engineer was Zaheer Haider Naqvi.
Bhong Masjid is located in the village of Bhong, Sadiqabad Tehsil, Rahim Yar Khan District, Southern Punjab Pakistan. It was designed and constructed in the time phase of nearly 50 years and won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1986 and Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2004.
Mahabat Khan Mosque
The Mahabat Khan Mosque is a 17th-century mosque in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is named after the Mughal governor of Peshawar Nawab Mahabat Khan who has said to be served under Emperors Shah Jehan and Aurangzeb.
- Wazir Khan Mosque:
The Wazir Khan Mosque is known out to be the masterpiece of Moghul architecture. The mosque is known in support of its outstanding tile work and for its beauty and magnificence that is even referred to as the “Mole on the Cheek of Lahore”.
So this is the list of the most beautiful mosque in Pakistan with pictures. These are really see able places according to their architectural designs and art work. So if you ever go in these area must visit these mosque and offer prayer once there and share your comments here.