Shah Faisal Masjid
|Geographic coordinates||33°43′48″N 73°02′18″E / 33.729944°N 73.038436°ECoordinates: 33°43′48″N 73°02′18″E / 33.729944°N 73.038436°E|
|Architectural style||Contemporary Islamic|
|Construction cost||120 million USD|
|Capacity||10,000 (in hall)|
24,000 (in porticoes)
40,000 (in courtyard)
|Minaret height||90 m (300 ft)|
The Faisal Mosque is a mosque in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is the National mosque of Pakistan, and one of the largest mosques in the Islamic world. It is named after King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. It was the biggest mosque for over six years between 1986 and 1993).
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References[change | change source]
- ↑ Len McGrane (January–February 1992). "A Mosque in Islamabad". Saudi Aramco World magazine. Aramco Services Company. Archived from the original on 18 February 2007. Retrieved 29 November 2007.
- ↑ Neelam Naz (13 September 2005). "Contribution of Turkish architects to the national architecture of Pakistan: Vedat Dalokay" (PDF). Journal of the Faculty of Architecture. Ankara, Turkey: Middle East Technical University. 22 (2): 56–64. Retrieved 29 November 2007.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Click here Archived 2012-12-08 at the Wayback Machine to see a highly detailed 3D Model of Faisal Masjid in Google Earth.
- Faisal Mosque - ArchNet Digital Library Archived 2005-12-01 at the Wayback Machine
- Faisal Mosque - World is Round Archived 2008-01-18 at the Wayback Machine