Have you ever think about exploring the most beautiful mosques of Pakistan? Well if not then its time to explore it now because in this post we will going to highlight down some famous and most beautiful mosques of Pakistan!
Most Beautiful Mosque in Pakistan List
- 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.
- Badshahi Mosque:
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 Mosque:
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 these have been few most beautiful mosques in Pakistan! Are you all set to visit them one by one?