10 Famous Masjids (Mosques) in Pakistan

1.Shah Faisal Masjid

The Faisal Masjid is the largest Masjid in Pakistan, located in Islamabad. Completed in 1986, it was designed by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay to be shaped like a desert Bedouin’s tent. Unlike traditional masjid design, it lacks a dome. The minarets borrow their design from Turkish tradition and are thin and pencil like.

1.Shah Faisal Mosque

The Masjid is named after the late King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, who supported and financed the project.

2.Badshahi Masjid

The Badshahi Masjid in Lahore, commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb was completed in 1673. It is the second largest Masjid in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest Masjid in the world. Epitomizing the beauty, passion and grandeur of the Mughal era, it is Lahore’s most famous landmark and a major tourist attraction.

2.Badshahi Mosque

3.Shah Jahan Masjid

The Shah Jahan Masjid was built in the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It is located in Thatta, Sindh province, Pakistan. Shah Jahan Masjid was completed in the year 1647. The Masjid has overall 93 domes and it is world’s largest Masjid having such number of domes. It has also been on the tentative UNESCO World Heritage list since 1993.

3.Shah Jahan Mosque


Masjid e Tooba is located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Locally known as the Gol Masjid. It is often claimed to be the largest single-dome Masjid in the world, built with pure white marble. This Masjid was designed by Pakistani architect Dr Babar Hamid Chauhan and the engineer was Zaheer Haider Naqvi.

Fountain and Pool at Masjid

5.Bhong Masjid

Bhong Masjid is located in the village of Bhong, Sadiqabad Tehsil, Rahim Yar Khan District, Southern Punjab Pakistan. It was designed and constructed over a period of nearly 50 years (1932–1982) and won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1986 and Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2004.

5.Bhong Mosque

6.Mahabat Khan Masjid

he Mahabat Khan Masjid is a 17th-century Masjid in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is named after the Mughal governor of Peshawar Nawab Mahabat Khan who served under Emperors Shah Jehan and Aurangzeb. The name of the Masjid and the governor who built is consistently mispronounced as ‘Muhabbat Khan’ (‘Love Khan’) instead of ‘Mahabat Khan’ (‘Awe-inspiring Khan’).

6.Mahabat Khan Mosque

7.Shahi Eidgah Masjid

This Grand Masjid of Multan, also known as Shahi EidGah Masjid, was built in 1735 AD by Nawab Abdul Samad Khan when he was the governor of Multan. It is a very spacious Masjid provided with a vast courtyard and a huge prayer chamber measuring two hundred and fifty feet long and fifty-four feet broad crowned by seven domes.

7.Shahi Eidgah Mosque

8.Wazir Khan Masjid

The Wazir Khan Masjid is a masterpiece of Moghul architecture. It was built over a period of seven years during the reign of Shah Jehan by the governor of Lahore Shaikh Ilum uddin Ansari commonly known as Wazir Khan. The Masjid is known for its outstanding tile work and for its beauty and magnificence is referred to as the “Mole on the Cheek of Lahore”.

8.Wazir Khan Mosque

9.Moti Masjid

Moti Masjid is a 17th century religious building located inside the Lahore Fort. It is a small, white marble structure built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, and is among his prominent extensions to the Lahore Fort Complex.

9.Moti Masjid

10.Jhelum Cantonment Masjid

This Masjid was started in 1951. 14 Punjab Regiment that was stationed at that time at Jhelum Cantt, was responsible for its construction. Col Commandant Stick Lane initiated the construction. He saw worshippers under a banyan tree as the original Masjid was too small for the prayer. General Ayub Khan inaugurated the Masjid.

10.Jhelum Cantonment Mosque

Bashir Ahmed resident 208 West Colony Jhelum Cantt who was the witness of the construction of this Masjid narrated the above story.

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