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Friday Mosque

Along the Hiyaban River | In the Center of Herat, Herat, Afghanistan
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The Bluest Mosque

The stunningly beautiful mosque is amongst the most beautiful mosques in the world and a... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2017
Jyoti M
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New Delhi, India
My favourite place in Herat

The garden adjoining the Friday mosque is one of the best place to people watch and relax. The... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
96joshuap
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Sydney, Australia
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Feb 2, 2017
“The Bluest Mosque”
Jul 13, 2016
“My favourite place in Herat”
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Along the Hiyaban River | In the Center of Herat, Herat, Afghanistan
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

The stunningly beautiful mosque is amongst the most beautiful mosques in the world and a manifestation of the diversity of Islam. Its gorgeous blue and green and maroon and yellow tiles are unique. At the back is a tile-making workshop, where I bought a tile...More

Thank Jyoti M
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The garden adjoining the Friday mosque is one of the best place to people watch and relax. The mosque itself is gorgeous, and it feels like Iran in many ways.

Thank 96joshuap
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Walking down the dusty streets of herat as a tourist is a wonderful experience. But eventually the loud engines and constant honking gets to be a bit much. If your lucky you will stumble into this mosque as I did. It's very peaceful and the...More

2  Thank Stephengollan
Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is one of the biggest attraction in Herat. The mosque has beautiful blue tiles with different amazing shapes and designs which makes you amazed. The place is well maintained to reflect its beauty.

2  Thank ilyas k
Reviewed March 13, 2015

Brilliant architecture. Very peaceful and serene. The first look at the mosque takes your breathe away.

Thank sombodhi g
Reviewed December 20, 2014

Must visit this place if you are in herat! Its mostly secure for a short if you are wearing Afghani clothes, Its a beautiful peace of Art that shows the Islamic Architecture and Its Built During the Ghori Kingdom,

2  Thank ziaaddin r
Reviewed January 26, 2014

It is very nice mosque, built during Ghorid and Timurid period (1220 and 1498). During last 50 years a lot of restoration is done. Mosque is restored very beautifully. A magnificent piece of islamic architecture.

4  Thank qnne
Reviewed September 28, 2013

You walk through a dark and narrow passage from the street and enter into an oasis of cool tranquility. The broad prayer area is open to the sun and air and book-ended by beautiful, blue-tile-clad minarets. This mosque is well worth the time. It's especially...More

4  Thank onemoreplace2go
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