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Faisal Mosque

mosque in Pakistan

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 world. It is named after King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. It was the biggest mosque for a period of six yrs (1986-1993).

Faisal Mosque
Shah Faisal Masjid
فیصل مسجد
The Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad.jpg
Faisal Mosque is Pakistan's largest, as well as its National Mosque
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionSunni Islam
Location
LocationIslamabad, PakistanPakistan
Faisal Mosque is located in Pakistan
Faisal Mosque
Location in Pakistan
Geographic coordinates33°43′48″N 73°02′18″E / 33.729944°N 73.038436°E / 33.729944; 73.038436Coordinates: 33°43′48″N 73°02′18″E / 33.729944°N 73.038436°E / 33.729944; 73.038436
Architecture
Architect(s)Vedat Dalokay
Architectural typeMosque
Architectural styleContemporary Islamic
Date established1987
Construction cost120 million USD
Specifications
Capacity10,000 (in hall)
24,000 (in porticoes)
40,000 (in courtyard)
Minaret(s)4
Minaret height90 m (300 ft)

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