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Shrine of Ali

Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan

The Shrine of Hazrat Ali, also known as the Blue Mosque, is a mosque located in the heart of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. It is one of the reputed burial places of Ali ibn Abi Talib, cousin and son-in law of Prophet Muhammad. The site includes a series of five separate buildings, with the Shrine..

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Sancaklar Mosque

Istambul, Turkey
by Emre Arolat

The building was designed as a response to the Sancaklar Family who wanted to build a mosque on a site overlooking the Buyukcekmece Lake, at a neighborhood of many gated communities. The project focused on the creation of religious space by creating emotional sensation with light an matter. The..

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This work, which enjoys wide acceptance today, has had a difficult genesis given by the understandable difficulty of large categories of representatives of the political, religious and public opinion world to break the taboo represented by the official access of the Islamic religion in the..

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Kaunas Mosque

Kaunas, Lithuania
by Adolfas Netyksa, ...

There are only four remaining mosques in Lithuania, and Kaunas Mosque, also known as Vytautas the Great Mosque is one of them. Kaunas had a wooden mosque built in 1860, but in 1930 for the commemoration of the 500th death anniversary of Vytautas the Great, the Grand Duke who invited Tatars to..

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