The Most Beautiful Mosques Around the World

Worlds most beautiful mosques
The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Photo by Adli Wahid on Unsplash

Mosques are a place of worship for Muslims but their stunning architecture and majestic beauty are attracting millions of tourists from around the world. Check out some of the most impressive mosques in the world that are must-see when traveling.

Aqsunqur Mosque, Egypt

Aqsunqur Mosque is located in a historic neighborhood in Cairo and dates back to the 14th century. It’s also known as the Blue Mosque because the interior is decorated with flowery blue tiles.

Hassan II Mosque, Morocco

Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco, was built in 1993 and it’s the seventh largest mosque in the world. This mosque also has the second tallest minaret in the world that is 689 feet tall.

Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Turkey

With six elegant minarets rising above five main and eight secondary domes, Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul is one of the most impressive mosques in the world.

Ubudiah Mosque, Malaysia

Even though it’s significantly smaller than other mosques on this list, Ubudiah Mosque in the town of Kuala Kangsar is equally impressive and beautiful. The mosque was built in Mogul-Gothic style and it has majestic golden domes and black-and-white striped minarets.