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  • Friday Mosque of Kandahar – Afghanistan

    Friday Mosque of Kandahar – Afghanistan

    The Shrine of the Cloak (Pashto: Kerqa Sharif) is located adjacent to the main mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan. It contains the Kerqa, a cloak believed to have been worn by Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. It is therefore widely held to be one of the holiest Islamic sites in Afghanistan, and even considered by some as the […]

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  • Lashkar Gah Mosque in Helmand – Afghanistan

    Lashkar Gah Mosque in Helmand – Afghanistan

    Lashkar Gah Mosque is a mosque in the city of Lashkar Gah, in Helmand province of south-western Afghanistan. Map of city View Larger Map

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  • Green Mosque in Balkh – Afghanistan

    Green Mosque in Balkh – Afghanistan

    The Masjid Sabz or Green Mosque is a mosque in the city of Balkh, in northern Afghanistan. It is believed to be have been commissioned by the then ruler of the Eastern Timurid Empire, Shah Rukh, or by his wife Goharshad. After Tamerlane’s death in 1405, his empire fell apart with various tribes and warlords […]

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  • Shah-Do Shamshira Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

    Shah-Do Shamshira Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

    Shah-Do Shamshira Mosque (the name translates to Mosque of the King of Two Swords) is a yellow two-story mosque in Kabul, just off the Kabul River in the center of the city. It was built during the reign of Amanullah Khan. The Mosque is located next to the tomb of a Mughal General Chin Timur […]

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  • Id Gah Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

    Id Gah Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

    Id Gah Mosque or Eid Gah Mosque is the second largest mosque in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. It is considered the cardinal religious mosque in the country, where a million people offer Eid prayers twice a year. It is located near the Mahmud Khan bridge and National Stadium in the eastern part of the […]

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  • Abdul Rahman Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

    Abdul Rahman Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

    The Hajji Abdul Rahman Mosque (Dari: مسجد حاجی عبدالرحمان; Pashto: د عبدالرحمان جومات‎), also known as the Grand Mosque of Kabul, is one of the largest mosques in Afghanistan. It is located in one of Kabul’s commercial areas called Deh Afghanan, near the Pashtunistan Square and across from the once popular Plaza Hotel. The building […]

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  • Khost Mosque in Khost – Afghanistan

    Khost Mosque in Khost – Afghanistan

    Khost Mosque is a mosque in the city of Khost, in eastern Afghanistan Address: Great Mosque Khost, Afghanistan ‎ Map for Great Mosque View Larger Map

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  • Jama Mosque of Herat – Afghanistan

    Jama Mosque of Herat – Afghanistan

    The Jama Masjid of Herat (مسجد جمعه هرات), also known as the Masjid-i Jami’ of Herat, and the Great Mosque of Herat is a mosque in the city of Herat, in the Herat Province of north-western Afghanistan. It was built by the Timurids and extended by several rulers as Herat changed rulers down the centuries […]

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  • Pul-e Khishti Mosque Kabul – Afghanistan

    Pul-e Khishti Mosque Kabul – Afghanistan

    Pul-e Khishti Masjid Kabul – Afghanistan Pul-e Khishti Mosque is the largest mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. Located in the center of old Kabul, the Pul-e Khishti Mosque can be identified by its large blue dome. The mosque originally was erected in the late 18th Century, but largely rebuilt under Zahir Shah in the late 1960s. […]

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  • Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

    Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

    Mosque in Kabul – Afghanistan

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