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Shah Faisal Masjid
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Roads leading to Shah Faisal Mosjid
Religion
Affiliation Islam
Location
Location Pakistan Islamabad, Pakistan
Sector E-7
Territory Islamabad Capital Territory
Architecture
Architect(s) Vedat Dalokay
Architectural type Mosque
General contractor National Construction of Pakistan
Groundbreaking 1976
Completed 1986
Construction cost $120 million
Specifications
Capacity 10,000 (hall),
24,000 (porticoes),
40,000 (courtyard)
Dome(s) None
Minaret(s) 4
Minaret height 90 m

Faisal Mosque is a mosque in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is the National mosque of Pakistan, and one of the largest mosques in the world. It is named after King Faisal of Saudi Arabia.

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