Grand Masjid Bahria Town | Mosques In Bahria Town
Grand Masjid Bahria Town Lahore
Grand Masjid Bahria Town is one of the best mosques in Bahria Town Lahore. Mosque is a place where a person finds peace and content. Mosques are always a sacred place for Muslims and open their gates for all communities with open heart.
With a capacity of 70,000 worshipers, it is the third largest mosque in Pakistan and the seventh largest mosque in the world.
Designed by Nayyar Ali Dada, it was inaugurated on Eid al-Adha on 6 October 2014. It can accommodate 25,000 worshipers indoors, while the courtyard and corridor leading to the main halls of worship can accommodate a total of 70,000.
The architecture is influenced by Badshahi Masjid, Wazir Khan Mosque and Sheikh Zayed Mosque, with construction costs of over 4 billion rupees (or approximately $39 million)
The structure comprises four minarets, each 165 ft tall, and a grand dome, which is surrounded by 20 smaller domes.
The exterior is surfaced with 4 million handmade Multani tiles.
The interior is decorated with custom-made carpets imported from Turkey and over 50 chandeliers imported from Iran. One of the floors consists of an Islamic heritage museum displaying rare Quranic collections, an Islamic library and also an Islamic art gallery with various antique artifacts.Over four million Multani handcrafted mosaic tiles cover the surface area of the mosque.
This mosque leads to other mosques in aesthetics and architectural designs. So come and pay tribute to Grand Masjid Bahria Town.
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Opening: 4:00 am
Closing: 10:00 pm
Main Boulevard , Janipper Block, Sector C, Bahria Town, 53720, Lahore, Punjab.