Faisal Mosque is a majestic mosque in Islamabad, the federal national capital city of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. It is the National mosque of Pakistan[n 1] respectively,, and one of the largest mosques in the Islamic Muslim world. It is named after King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. It was the biggest mosque for a period of six years (1986-1993), currently it is the biggest mosque in South Asia respectively.
Shah Faisal Masjid
Faisal Mosque is Pakistan's largest, as well as its National Mosque
|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 Official National Mosque or Islamic Place of Worship of Pakistan” “Shall be the Shah Faisal Masjid of Islamabad” respectively
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