List of largest mosques in the World by Area – Latest Updated List

List of largest mosques in the World by Area – Latest Updated List – The mosque is the place where Muslims worship. Also called mosque, a humble way for Muslims to recreate pure divine presence on earth. In the mosque, all muslims come together and worship. The most ornate part of a mosque is the Mihrab, a place in the wall of the Kibla that points to the direction of Mecca. The walls are often embellished with inscriptions from the Quran.

As the number of Muslims continues to grow, so are the holy places where Muslims fulfill their prayer duties. These mosques are absolutely breathtaking and boast of such beautiful architecture. Today is the countdown of the world’s 10 largest mosques! Ladies, remember that you have to wear a scarf before entering the premises of the mosque.

  • The tallest minaret in the world is the minaret at the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco.
  • The capacity of the Al Haram Mosque is said to be increased to up to 4,000,000 people during the Hajj.
  • Mosques also hold a special prayer service, called ‘Jummah’.

List of largest mosques in the World by Area – Latest Updated List

Following are the top ten biggest and most beautiful mosques in the world. This classification is based on the area covered within the boundaries of its structure.

Sr. No. Mosque Area (m square) City Country
1. Masjid al-Haram 356,000 Mecca Saudi Arabia
2. Al-Masjid an Nabawi 384,000 Medina Saudi Arabia
3. Grand Jamia Mosque 200,000 Karachi Pakistan
4. Imam Reza Shrine 598,657 Mashhad Iran
5. Faisal Mosque 130,000 Islamabad Pakistan
6. Djamaa el Djazair 200,000 Algiers Algeria
7. Jameh mosque of Makki 53,000 Zahedan Iran
8. Baitul Jannah Jame Mosque 50,000 Dhaka Bangladesh
9. Samarinda Islamic Center Mosque 43,500 Samarinda Indonesia
10. Taj-ul-Masjid 23,000 Bhopal India

Which city has the most number of mosques in the world?

  • Dhaka, Bangladesh

Which is the oldest and largest mosque in the world?

  • Al-Masjid al- Nabawi Medina.

Who invented mosques?

  • Prophet Muhammad.


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