Mosque ceilings are among the most fabulous architecture of our world. If you're going to build a religious building to pray in and honor a god/prophet, it should be fabulous and proud - no? Mosque ceilings are where man's creativity reaches incredible heights of beauty and ingenuity. Ready to be made breathless by beauty?
Source: The Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi
Magnificent mosque ceilings deserve magnificent light fixtures.
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When opened in 1913, this was the largest mosque in Europe outside Turkey.
Popularly known as the Blue Mosque.
Source: Nusretiye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
The number of magnificent mosques in Turkey is mesmerizing.
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Hagia Sophia was the world's largest cathedral for nearly a thousand years, until Seville Cathedral was completed in 1520.
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian architecture.
Source: Badshahi Mosque, Chiniot
The second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world.
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The largest mosque in Turkey.
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Such incredible frescoes.
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In a word - EXTRAORDINARY.
Source: Qubbat-ul-Islam Mosque by Roddy Atkinson
Part of the incredible Qtub Complex - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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One of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. It is considered by some Muslims to be the fourth-holiest place in Islam.
Source: Cordoba Mezquita - Mihrab (panorama)
The focus of the prayer hall is the famous horseshoe arched mihrab or prayer niche.
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This mosque has 93 domes. It was built keeping acoustics in mind. A person speaking on one end of the dome can be heard from the other end when the speech level exceeds 100 decibels.
Iznik tiles, gold and marble decorate the interior of the 'New Mosque'.
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One of the mosques of Turkey that can be described as bijou.
Source: Tokyo Mosque
Built with marble from Turkey and in the style of the Grand Mosque.
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This is an unusual building in that it doesn't follow the custom of having four irwans (prayer halls) - it has only two.
The mosque was severely damaged by earthquake in 1779. Reconstruction began in 1973 is still incomplete.
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If the entrance is this spectacular, you just know the interior is going to be breathtaking.
Source: Jameh Mosque Of Yazd
This mosque is so magnificent it appears on Iranian banknotes.
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One of the newest mosques on this list - it was inaugurated in 2008.
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A magnificent combination of calligraphy and tile work.
Islamic architecture is incredibly intricate and shows its beauty even in monochrome.
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Known as The Iron Mosque, this is another of the more modern mosque ceilings on my list.
Source: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat
The main mosque of the Sultanate of Oman.
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It's a mosque made of wood!
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Even more-modern mosques have magnificent ceilings. This mosque was built in 1965.
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