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Faisal Mosque is the mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan. Located on the foothills of Margalla Hills in Islamabad, the mosque features a contemporary design consisting of eight sides of concrete shell and is inspired by a Bedouin tent.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Built by Saudi money in the 70s to resemble a bedouin tent, this is definitely worth a visit. The architecture is striking - and there is some lovely calligraphic tiling.

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My dream come true 🙈beautiful place,good shop inside where you can choose some gifts or books ,definitely back again

Thank Jurate I
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Masjid has become the Icon of Islamabad capital city. Whenever there is a name of Islamabad, there will be a picture of Faisal Masjid. Its named after the Saudi King Faisal. It is located in the foothills of Margalla, which gives it a more...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This building is a landmark in Islamabad because of its size. It looks impressive from a distance. At a closer look howver you see it is a rather crude concrete building. I've seen much prettier and more gracefull mosques.

Thank Joost d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Faisal Mosque is the most prominent landmark of Islamabad. Located on the foothills of Margalla Hills, the mosque can be viewed from all parts of the city with its green background. its the largest mosque in Pakistan, the Faisal Mosque was the largest in the...More

Thank Hamza A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Faisal Mosque before starting our trek in the Karakhorum. Is is an imposing building with a big central praying hall with no pillars.

Thank lemongras
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an icon of Islamabad, however it is now in a desperate need of budget and renovation, tiles are cracking, grass is almost vanished and VIP culture is still there where VIPs can come in anytime and general public cant enter

Thank AJ K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been visiting this mosque since it was first built. The architecture of the place is quite stunning, and pictures don't do it justice in terms of how grand the mosque is or the size of the place. There is a lot already written about...More

Thank Trail617119
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

One of the largest mosques in the world. Visited this as a group. Very impressive structure. Worth a trip if you’re in Islamabad for a few days.

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Always always a great place to visit and pray and come with relatives to show what a piece of art it is. Great history, good to see many people coming along with there families on weekends to spend time around the mosque and pray in...More

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Response from Fawad M | Reviewed this property |
i really dont get why the doors were closed if people were inside. you can always go there near prayer times and find people all over the place specially in the evening. i havent visited there in for a while now so dont know... More
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Tom C
26 June 2018|
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Response from Cynthia M | Reviewed this property |
Did not have a problem & was there last year
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19 November 2017|
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Response from Ksepa | Reviewed this property |
I went inside as a tourist and a woman, alone, there were no problems at all. Just they ask to take off your shoes at the entrance as everywhere. The staff and everybody I met were very friendly, had no problem at all... More
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