Faisal Mosque

Faisal Mosque in current age of time is the example of best architectural work. This Mosque of Islam was built by the King of Saudi Arabia for the people of Pakistan. The Mosque was designed out of the regular designs, where the focus was given on the simplicity and on the combination of many other factors.


Faisal Mosque is one of the biggest mosques of Islamic world. In Pakistan and South Asia it stands at 1st biggest Mosque. Faisal Mosque was gifted by the King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia and the name of the mosque is also with the name of king. The mosque is located on the beginning of Margalla Hills in Islamabad. The mosque gives an auspicious and fabulous panorama view with the Hills. The capacity of the Mosque is more than 8,500 people only in the main hall of the Mosque. Planning to build up that biggest mosque was started in 1966, whereas construction completed in 1986.

Faisal Mosque is the proud of Islamabad city and the ravishing attraction for the tourists who Travel to Islamabad. The mosque was constructed with the unique and best marbles of the world. The specialty of the mosque comes with its unique design and capacity to house the people. Faisal Mosque was designed by a Turkish architect and which was selected after 43 proposals. Moreover the design of Faisal Mosque is not similar to the other mosques where the Dome is considered as the important part of the design. Interior of the mosque is decorated with the Verses of Quran, beautiful carpets, Lanterns (Fanoos) etc., but the simplicity is another factor in its interior. There are 4 minarets of Faisal Mosque which increase the beauty of Mosque. A big size Quran also adds to the beauty of the Faisal Mosque. Now a day Faisal Mosque is on the 4th place in the world on the basis of size.