Wonderful floating mosque

Wonderful floating mosque

The mosque is the place of worship for Muslims. Muslims go to the mosque and perform prayers. Today’s discussion about the wonderful floating mosque.

Today’s topic of discussion……

1.Floating Wonderful Mosque in Brunei

2.The second Hassan Mosque in Morocco

3.The first in the world in Saudi

4.Crystal Mosque in Malaysia

5.Kota Kinabalu City Mosque in Malaysia

6.Haji Ali Shah Dargah Mosque in India will not sink in the sea

7.The historic Ortakay Mosque in Turkey

8.Arkam Mosque

★1. Floating Wonderful Mosque in Brunei

The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Seri Bagwan, the capital of Brunei, is a floating wonder. The famous mosque is built on the shores of an artificial lake in the village of Campong Iyer, the capital city of Brunei, known as the ‘Venice of the East’. Its marble minaret is 52 meters high. 3 thousand people can take part in the congregation here.

There is a beautiful barge at the entrance of the mosque from the lake. This barge is similar to a barge built in the 16th century. The ancient barge was used by Sultan Balkiah of the then Brunei Sultanate in his voyages. This barge is also something special for devout Muslims. The barge was built to mark the 1,400th anniversary of the revelation of the Holy Qur’an. The spiral bridge from the barge to the mosque is made entirely of stone. And the huge doors of the mosque were made of fine wood imported from the Philippines. Many people flock to see this mosque every year.

★2. The second Hassan Mosque in Morocco

If you want to be surprised to see the minarets of the mosque floating in the blue waves of the sea and the worshipers praying, you have to go to Morocco. King Hasan II built this mosque in the town of Kasabachcha. It was designed by Michel Pinchu, the French architect of King Hassan. One third of the mosque is located on the Atlantic Ocean. Seen from a distant ship, it seems that the mosque is swaying in the waves. Here about 1 lakh people can pray together. The height of the minaret is 200 meters. And the height of the roof from the floor is 65 meters. The roof of the mosque is mechanically opened every 3 minutes.

As a result, natural light and open sea air can enter inside the mosque. Located on 22.24 acres of land, the main building of the mosque has a library, Qur’an school, hospital and conference room. The whole inside of the mosque is tiled. Somewhere wrapped with gold leaf. There are 124 fountains and 50 chandeliers in the mosque area. Its construction work started in 1987. The mosque was built in seven years as a result of two shifts of labor of about 25,000 workers and artisans. The construction cost is around Tk 6,600 crore in Bangladeshi currency.

★3. The first in the world in Saudi

The world’s first floating mosque was built in Saudi Arabia. Located on the Red Sea beach in Jeddah, the mosque is called Al Rahma Mosque. It was built in 1985. The mosque, with its round domes and high minarets, looks like it is floating on water.

Al Rahma Mosque

It is also known as “Al Masjidul Ayem”. It means floating mosque. It covers an area of ​​2,400 square meters. Men and women can perform at least 2,300 devout Muslim prayers together here. In addition to the large round dome of the mosque, there are 52 other small round domes and 23 automatic umbrellas in the courtyard.

Various verses of the Holy Qur’an have been inscribed on these domes and umbrellas. The place of prayer for women has been placed hanging in the middle of the mosque. 500 women can pray together in the wooden hanging place. In constructing the mosque, the builders have used its useful materials considering the salinity of the sea water, strong currents and the surrounding weather.

★4. Crystal Mosque in Malaysia

Crystal Mosque in Malaysia is a one man mosque in Terengganu, Malaysia. It is located in the Islamic Heritage Park on Gyan Mann Island. It was officially inaugurated in 2008 by Sultan Mizan Joynal Arbidin, the 13th Young Department Agoh of Terengganu.

It can accommodate 1,500 people at a time. This crystal mosque is made of precious crystal and with glass and steel bars. Such naming of this mosque is due to its transparency. It is a wonderful example of Muslim architecture. Built with a unique combination of natural beauty and thoughtful architectural style, this mosque is recognized as an attractive installation not only in Malaysia but all over the world. Built of pure crystal, it is the second largest mosque in Southeast Asia.

Numerous tourists from home and abroad visit this mosque every year just to see it. At night, the beauty of this mosque is multiplied a few more times. Since some parts of the mosque are in the sea and some are on land, a natural environment has been created in the vicinity.

★5. Kota Kinabalu City Mosque in Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is the second largest mosque in the country, located in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah province in Malaysia. At one time many people used to crowd every year to see this impossibly beautiful mosque.

But mosque authorities have banned tourists from visiting the mosque after a video surfaced of two tourists dancing in front of the mosque. Two women in short dresses were dancing on a small wall in front of the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque. It has a negative impact socially.

Although forbidden to tourists, the mosque, built with blue and gold colored domes, is the center of attraction for many visitors, including travelers. The City Mosque is modeled after the Nawabi Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The mosque is surrounded by an artificial lake. The mosque looks like a piece of land floating in the middle of the lake. During the day the water reflects the mosque and at night the moonlight makes the scene even more enchanting. The City Mosque is located on Pasir Road on the Lycus Bay coast of the South China Sea.

★6. Haji Ali Shah Dargah Mosque in India will not sink in the sea

Haji Ali Shah Dargah Mosque is one of the most wonderful mosques in the world. It is located on a small island 500 meters off the coast of the Arabian Sea. If you want to know about the mosque, the name of Syed Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari will come up.

He was a Sufi saint and a wealthy merchant in present-day Uzbekistan (then Bukhara). It is written in history that he attained special mercy in the pursuit and love of God. People believed in performing many miracles. He travels the world.  And once settled in Mumbai, India. Here he continues to preach the message of Islam. The Haji Ali Shah Dargah Mosque in Mumbai, India was built in memory of this Sufi saint. Many say he was a wealthy Muslim merchant. There are various legends before and after his death. Before his death, he told his followers that after his death, his body should be filled in a coffin and floated in the Arabian Sea.

★7. The historic Ortakay Mosque in Turkey

Ortakay Mosque in. Imperial Mosque of Sultan Abdul Majid. The mosque was built on the ruins of an earlier mosque during the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Majid from 1854 to 1856. The mosque was designed by two Armenian architects.

Inside this historic mosque, Sultan Abdul is still hanging from the decorated roof. Majid. Some awesome Arabic calligraphy done by hand. The main prayer hall of the mosque, which has two minarets, a dome and giant windows, is relatively small. Inside the mosque is a two-room building, which was used as the Sultan’s summer palace.

The mosque can also be seen from the famous poet Bosphorus Cruz. Many people visit this mosque every year. That is why Istanbul is an attractive place for tourists from all over the world. So a lot of people gather here almost every day. The excellent lighting system of the mosque at night greatly enhances its beauty.

★8. Arkam Mosque

The famous floating mosque in Palu, Indonesia is the Arkam Babu Rahman Mosque. It was an interesting destination for tourists arriving in the country. But the mosque was damaged by a tsunami a few years ago. But surprisingly, the installation still survives.

Half of this most beautiful mosque building is now submerged in water. According to media reports, the mosque is on the verge of collapsing as it has not been repaired yet. The connector to the mosque is not visible. The island of Sulawesi in Indonesia is still reeling. Thousands were killed and scores injured. The tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake. As a result, this Arkam Babu Rahman Mosque survives even though there was a lot of damage. Many people still come to see this mosque. Like a wonder floating in the chest of the sea.

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