The mosque lies on a space of 416,ooo-square meters, which can take up to 20,000 worshippers. It is one of the only mosques in Oman that allows non-muslims in the mosque too. Qaboos financed the construction or maintenance of a number of mosques, notably the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, as well as the holy places of other religions. Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Street Side Entrance.jpg, Stone work at the Sultan Qaboos Grande Mosque, Muscat.jpg, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (1) (مسجد سلطان قابوس در عمان-مسقط).jpg, Window Panel. You can view and edit the POTD blurb at Template:POTD/2017-05-01. This is a note to let the editors of this article know that File:Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque RB.jpg will be appearing as picture of the day on May 1, 2017. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (Arabic: جَامِع ٱلشَّيْخ زَايِد ٱلْكَبِيْر ‎, romanized: Jāmiʿ Ash-Shaykh Zāyid Al-Kabīr) is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. 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The largest mosque in the country, it is the key place of worship for daily, Friday and Eid prayers.During Eid, it … Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.jpg, Framed Minaret. Close to the road leading to the heart of the capital Muscat stands the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Wilayat (district) Bawshar, like a radiant lighthouse attracting its visitors to interact with the spirit of Islam as a religion, science and civilisation. Children under ten years of age are not permitted inside the prayer halls. This page was last edited on 6 August 2020, at 02:35. The largest mosque in the country, it is the key place of worship for daily, Friday and Eid prayers.During Eid, it … Completed in 2001, it has a total capacity of 20,000 worshipers, including over 6,500 in the main prayer hall. The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (Arabic: جَامِع ٱلسُّلْطَان قَابُوْس ٱلْأَكْبَر‎, romanized: Jāmiʿ As-Sulṭān Qābūs Al-Akbar) is the main mosque in the Sultanate of Oman, located in the capital city of Muscat. Children under ten years of age are not permitted inside the prayer halls. Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.jpg, Minaret and Dome Detail. The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat is the main mosque in the Sultanate of Oman. It was built in 2001, after almost seven years of work. Incorrect, a mosque in Abu Dhabi now holds this title. The following Wikimedia Commons file used on this page or its Wikidata item has been nominated for deletion: Participate in the deletion discussion at the nomination page. The unique architectural gem has many astonishing facts. -macadamiaman, From my two-time vacations to Oman I once visited this Mosque or one very similar. [37] Through a donation to UNESCO in the early 1990s, he funded the Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation , to afford recognition to outstanding contributions in the management or preservation of the environment. The main mosque in the Sultanate of Oman is breathtakingly beautiful, to say the least. It was an ambitious plan. As a feminine form of sultan, used by Westerners, is Sultana or Sultanah and this title has been used legally for some (not all) Muslim women monarchs and sultan's mothers and chief consorts. However, Turkish and Ottoman Turkish also uses sultan for imperial lady, as Turkish grammar—which is influenced by Persian grammar—uses the same words for both women and men. Muscat’s Grand Mosque is named for Oman’s long ruling monarch, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, who ordered its construction in his country’s capital. Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.jpg, Grand Mosque Muscat (24) (40275045414).jpg, Main Hall Detail. A fifteenth-generation descendant of the founder of the House of Al Said, he was the longest-serving leader in the Middle East and Arab world at the time of his death. The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (Arabic: جَامِع ٱلسُّلْطَان قَابُوْس ٱلْأَكْبَر‎, romanized: Jāmiʿ As-Sulṭān Qābūs Al-Akbar) of Sohar is located opposite Bait Bahjat Al Andhar in the Wilayat of Sohar It was named after the previous Sultan of Oman, HH Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said. Am I just going crazy, or is there a major mistake here? Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Street Side Entrance.jpg 2,527 × 3,946; 4.69 MB Stone work at the Sultan Qaboos Grande Mosque, Muscat.jpg 3,372 × 4,748; 9.99 MB Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (1) (مسجد سلطان قابوس در عمان-مسقط).jpg 2,224 × 3,333; 4.59 MB The most famous Sultan Qaboos mosque is the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Bausher in the capital city of Muscat. — Chris Woodrich (talk) 00:42, 18 April 2017 (UTC). 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