The 20 Most Beautiful Mosques in the World

Architecture inspired by religion is often some of the most awe inspiring there is, and these mosques are certainly no exception. They feature some of the most intricate and detailed designs you are ever likely to see.

The ceilings of mosques appear to be the most decorated and striking feature, perhaps because they are what worshippers see when they look up to the heavens. With their geometrically inspired patterns and beautiful array of colours these are some of the most beautiful ceilings anywhere in the world.

Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

source: Imgur

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

photo by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

photo by Ramin Rahmani Nejad

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

source: 500px

Vakil Mosque, Shiraz

photo by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji

Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque,Isfahan, Iran

photo by Ali KoRdZaDeh

Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

photo by wjgmspeedy

Shah Mosque , Isfahan, Iran

photo by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji

Jalil Khayat Mosque, Arbil, Iraq

photo by كــــرم الـسـنـجـاري

Shiraz, Iran

photo by Andrew Schneider

Taj Mahal Mosque Ceiling

photo by eburgh

Grand Mosque of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

photo by Ali KoRdZaDeh

Al Soltan Qalawoon Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

photo by AbdelrahmanAssem93

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

photo by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

photo by Habib Q

Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan

photo by Salman Arif

Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque,Isfahan, Iran

source: wikipedia

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

photo by MY2200

Bahaud-Din Naqshband Mausoleum, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

photo by Zak Whiteman

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

photo by MY2200

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