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“Calm Place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Faisal Mosque (Faisal Masjid)

Faisal Mosque (Faisal Masjid)
Islamabad, Pakistan
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Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Islamabad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: One of the largest mosques in the world.
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“Calm Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Charming beauty near Margalla Hills.. we weekly goes there.. real nature. .

Waseem Sajjad

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“Simply Awe-inspiring !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Had always seen this place on TV but never had the opportunity to visit in person, until now !

The experience begins when you start approaching the mosque. The view from Faisal Ave driving towards the mosque is amazing with the backdrop of the Margalla Hills. As you get closer, the building get larger & larger and suddenly right in front you, in a Larger than Life Majestic way.

The Mosque is built with White Marble Which gleams during the day & reflects light at night, especially if the moon is light, its a sight to see. One must walk all around the mosque to be able to view the beautiful Margalla Hills right behind.

Overall its a must see attraction in Islamabad !

Visited June 2013
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“Marvelous Mosque”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

It is the eye of Islamabad. Unique design and beautiful surroundings make it a favourite spot for tourists both local and from abroad. Have a great view from here . The artwork here is also worth seeing. Must visit if you come to Islamabad.

Visited October 2013
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Karachi, Pakistan
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This is the most beautifully designed mosque ever designed in Pakistan. It was raining when I arrived at the mosque. Because of rain the floor was very slippery as wearing shoes is not allowed in the mosque.

Visited September 2013
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Karachi, Pakistan
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“Faisal Mosque, Pakistan”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I visited there along with my family and friends in the evening time. The Faisal Mosque is the largest mosque in Pakistan and the largest mosque in South Asia, the Faisal Mosque was the largest mosque in the world from 1986 until 1993. Completed in 1986, it was designed by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay to be shaped like a desert Bedouin's tent. It is situated at the foot of Margalla Hills. This enviable location represents the mosque's great importance and allows it to be seen from miles around day and night. The Faisal Mosque is conceived as the National Mosque of Pakistan and named after the late King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, who supported and financed the project.

Visited November 2012
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