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Photos marked as were added from 23 May 2020.


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Province
State
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Spain
Cordoba
Great Mosque
 The mosque was built in 796 and enlarged in the 9th century.
1990
Spain
Cordoba
Great Mosque
 The mosque became the third most important in the Islamic world in the 10th century.
1990
Spain
Cordoba
Great Mosque
 The Puerta del Puente is one of the entrances to the mosque.
1990
Spain
Cordoba
Great Mosque
 The mosque was converted to a church in the 13th century.
1990
Spain
Cordoba
Great Mosque
 The Arabic style interior of the mosque.
1990
Spain
Cordoba
Great Mosque
 Ceiling decoration in the mosque.
1990
Spain
Cordoba
Great Mosque
 The later cathedral in the centre of the older mosque.
1990
Sri Lanka
Colombo
 Mosque.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
 Mosque.
1983
Syria
Damascus
 The Darwish Pasha Mosque (1574).
1986
Syria
Damascus
 Carved minaret of the Sibalya Mosque.
1986
Syria
Damascus
Altikkieh Mosque
 The Ottoman period Altikkieh Mosque.
1986
Syria
Damascus
Altikkieh Mosque
 The mosque was a centre of the Whirling Dervishes.
1986
Syria
Damascus
Umayyad Mosque
 The 6th Century Umayyad Mosque is covered with mosaics. It is a converted Byzantine church.
1986
Syria
Damascus
Umayyad Mosque
 Byzantine style columns inside the mosque.
1986
Syria
Damascus
Umayyad Mosque
 Pilgrims visiting the mosque.
1986
Syria
Damascus
Umayyad Mosque
 One of the three minarets of the Umayyad Mosque; all are different.
1986
Syria
Latakia
 Typical Syrian style mosque.
1986
Syria
Aleppo
 Ottoman style mosque.
1986
Syria
Aleppo
Citadel
 The Citadel has three mosques and two hamams (baths).
1986
Syria
Aleppo
Omayad Mosque
 The courtyard of the 16th century Omayad Mosque.
1986
Syria
Homs
Ibn Alwalid Mosque
 The silver domed Ibn Alwalid Mosque in the centre of the city.
1986
Syria
Homs
Ibn Alwalid Mosque
 The courtyard of the mosque.
1986
Syria
Hama
 One of the many mosques in the city.
1986
Syria
Bosra
 The Mosque of Omar (720 AD) is decorated with Greek, Roman and Nabatean columns.
1986
Tajikistan
Khingob Valley
Khafiharg
 Mosque at Khafiharg.
2008
Tajikistan
Penjikent
Modern Town
 Mosque in the centre of town.
2008
Tunisia
Tunis
 The octagonal minaret of the Hamuda Pasha Mosque (17th century) in the medina of Tunis.
2004
Tunisia
Tunis
 The Zitouna Mosque in the Tunis medina contains 200 Roman columns from Carthage.
2004
Tunisia
Tunis
 Bread seller outside the Mosque of the Dyers (built 1716) in the medina at Tunis.
2004
Tunisia
Tunis
 Small mosque in the Slimania Madresa, Tunis.
2004
Tunisia
Tunis
 Mosque in the modern part of Tunis.
2004
Tunisia
Kairouan
 The Sidi Okba Mosque in Kairouan is better known as the Great Mosque.
2004
Tunisia
Kairouan
 Stone gate marking the entrance to the Great Mosque in Kairouan.
2004
Tunisia
Kairouan
 The enormous walls of the Great Mosque (Kairouan) are decorated with Roman columns salvaged from Carthage.
2004
Tunisia
Kairouan
 Walls and gate at the Great Mosque in Kairouan which dates from the 9th Century.
It is the oldest mosque in North Africa.
2004
Tunisia
Kairouan
 The three level minaret at the 9th century Great Mosque dates from the 728 (Kairouan).
2004
Tunisia
Kairouan
 The prayer hall of the Great Mosque at Kairouan has 414 Byzantine columns, all different.
2004
Tunisia
Kairouan
 The mihrab of the Great Mosque in Kairouan has tiles from Baghdad.
2004
Tunisia
Kairouan
 The Mosque of Three Doors (866 AD) was founded by a holy man from Cordoba.
2004
Tunisia
Monastir
 Mosque in the medina at Monastir.
2004
Tunisia
Sousse
 View from the Ribat of the Great Mosque and port at Sousse.
2004
Tunisia
Sousse
 The Great Mosque in Sousse was built in 851 and is adapted from an existing kasbah. It has no minarets.
2004
Tunisia
Mahdia
 A small square overlooked by the octagonal minaret of the Mustapha Hamza Mosque in Mahdia.
2004
Tunisia
Mahdia
 The Mustapha Hamza Mosque in Mahdia.
2004
Turkey
Istanbul
Galata Bridge
 Istanbul from the Galata Bridge with the Yeni Cami Mosque.
2006
Turkey
Istanbul
Blue Mosque
 The Blue Mosque has six minarets and was built in 1616.
2006
Turkey
Istanbul
Blue Mosque
 The Blue Mosque built by Sultan Ahmed I.
1986
Turkey
Istanbul
Aghia Sofia
 Aghia Sofia, built in 548 as a Byzantine church and converted into a mosque in 1453.
1986
Turkey
Istanbul
Aghia Sofia
 The cathedral was converted into a mosque then a museum.
2006
Turkey
Istanbul
 Mosaics dating from 1320 in the Kariye Mosque, built as a church in 413.
1986
Turkey
Iznik
 The Yesil Mosque dates from 1492.
1986
Turkey
Bursa
 The decorated gateway of the Yesil Mosque built in 1424.
1986
Turkey
Bursa
 The Muradiye Mosque in Bursa dates from 1462. Many Ottoman princes are buried within its grounds.
1986
Turkey
Bergama
 The Red Basilica in Bergama was built in the 1st century as an Egyptian temple to the god, Serapis. It later became a Byzantine church then an Ottoman mosque.
1986
Turkey
Selcuk
 The Isa Bey Mosque (1307) in Selcuk.
1986
Turkey
Milas
 Children at the entrance of the Ulu Mosque (1378) in Milas.
1986
Turkey
Milas
 The Orhan Bey Mosque in Milas dates from 1330.
1986
Turkey
Antalya
 Two muezzin (men who call Muslims to prayer) in the garden of a mosque.
1986
Turkey
Antalya
 Ruins of a 2nd century Roman temple converted to a Byzantine church (6th century) and into a Seljuk mosque (13th century) and a Cypriot church (1361).
2006
Turkey
Antalya
 Metal worker in the old city of Antalya with a mosque decoration.
1986
Turkey
Antalya
 Two minarets, a mosque, a Byzantine church and a clock tower over Antalya.
2006
Turkey
Konya
 The Aziziye Mosque (1874) in Konya, a city of mosques.
1986
Turkey
Konya
 The Alaettin Mosque in Konya dates from 1221 and is built with a mixture of Arab and Persian styles.
1986
Turkey
Konya
 Children at the Sahip Ata Mosque in Konya which dates from 1283.
1986
Turkey
Konya
 The tiled minaret of the Ince Mosque (1258) was hit by lightening in the 19th century which reduced its height.
1986
Turkey
Konya
 Elaborate decoration over the entrance of the 13th century Ince Mosque in Konya.
1986
Turkey
Konya
 Detail of the stone carving on the walls of the Ince Mosque in Konya.
1986
Turkey
Cappadocia
Zelve
 Mosque and houses in Zelve.
1986
Turkey
Cappadocia
Uchisar
 Mosque at Uchisar.
1986
Turkey
Kayseri
 The Kursunlu Mosque (1585) in Kayseri with Mount Erciyes (3916m).
1986
Turkey
Kayseri
 The Huant Hatun Mosque in Kayseri dates from 1228.
1986
Turkey
Kayseri
 Detail of the entrance of the Huant Hatun Mosque.
1986
Turkey
Ankara
 The Haji Bayram Mosque was built over a Byzantine church.
The church was built on the site of a Phrygian temple.
1986
Turkey
Diyabakir
 The Ulu Mosque in Diyabakir is the oldest in Anatolia dating from 639. It was once a church to St Thomas.
1986
Turkey
Diyabakir
 The ornate minaret of the Safa Mosque (1532).
1986
Turkey
Diyabakir
 The Arabic style Melak Ahmed Mosque dates from the 16th century.
1986
Turkey
Urfa
 The Arabic style Abdur Rahman Mosque with its sacred pool in the city of Urfa.
1986
Uganda
Kampala
Gadaffi Mosque
 The copper domed Gadaffi Mosque.
2013
Uganda
Kampala
Gadaffi Mosque
 The Gadaffi Mosque is set on top of one of the city's many hills.
2013
Uganda
Kampala
Gadaffi Mosque
 The domes of the mosque from the minaret.
2013
Uganda
Kampala
Gadaffi Mosque
 The entrance to the mosque.
2013
Uganda
Kampala
Gadaffi Mosque
 The interior of the mosque.
2013
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
Grand Mosque
 The Grand Mosque.
2008
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
Grand Mosque
 The Grand Mosque and the Al-Fahaidi Fort.
2008
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
 The Diwan (the offices of the Emir) and its mosque.
2008
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah
Rolla Square
 Mosque in Rolla Square.
2008
Uzbekistan
Samarkand
Registan
Tilla Kari Medressa
 The gate to the medressa, which also contains a mosque.
2008
Uzbekistan
Samarkand
Registan
Tilla Kari Medressa
The entrance to the mosque from the medressa courtyard.
2008
Uzbekistan
Samarkand
Registan
Tilla Kari Medressa
 The interior of the mosque attached to the medressa.
2008
Uzbekistan
Samarkand
Registan
Tilla Kari Medressa
 The celing of the mosque.
2008
Uzbekistan
Samarkand
Bibi-Khanym Mosque
 The Bibi-Khanym Mosque dates from the early 15th century.
2008
Uzbekistan
Samarkand
Bibi-Khanym Mosque
 The 35m high gate of the mosque.
2008
Uzbekistan
Samarkand
Bibi-Khanym Mosque
 The mosque is named after the Chinese wife of Timur and was built in 1404.
2008
Uzbekistan
Samarkand
Bibi-Khanym Mosque
Opposite the mosque is the 14th century Tomb of Bibi-Khanym.
2008
Uzbekistan
Shakhrisabz
Kok-Gumbaz Mosque
The Kok-Gumbaz Mosque.
2008
Uzbekistan
Shakhrisabz
Kok-Gumbaz Mosque
 The Kok-Gumbaz Mosque was completed by Ulugbek in 1437.
2008
Uzbekistan
Shakhrisabz
Kok-Gumbaz Mosque
 Gate in the courtyard of the mosque.
2008
Uzbekistan
Shakhrisabz
Kok-Gumbaz Mosque
 Tilework on the mosque gate.
2008
Uzbekistan
Shakhrisabz
Kok-Gumbaz Mosque
 Paintings inside the mosque.
2008

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