List of mosques in Pakistan

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Name Images Country City Year G Remarks
Faisal Mosque
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Pakistan Islamabad 1986 ASWJ This is listed as the National Mosque of Pakistan; it is also featured on the Rs.5000 banknote
Masjid Alkauthar (Alkauthar Mosque)
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Pakistan Islamabad 2006 SHIA This is located at Sector H-8/2 Islamabd in Alkauthar Islamic University complex in Islamabad
Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) Pakistan Islamabad 1965 ASWJ
Masjid e Tooba Pakistan Karachi 1969 SB
Ali Masjid Pakistan Khyber Pass  ? U
Badshahi Mosque
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Pakistan Lahore 1673 ASWJ Commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and completed in 1673, is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world. Epitomising the beauty, passion and grandeur of the Mughal era, it is Lahore's most famous landmark and a major tourist attraction. In 1993, the Government of Pakistan recommended the inclusion of the Badshahi Mosque as a World Heritage Site in UNESCO's World Heritage List, where it has been included in Pakistan's Tentative List for possible nomination to the World Heritage List by UNESCO.[1] Capable of accommodating 5,000 worshippers in its main prayer hall and a further 95,000 in its courtyard and porticoes, it remained the largest mosque in the world from 1673 to 1986 (a period of 313 years), when overtaken in size by the completion of the Faisal Mosque in Islamabad.
Grand Jamia Mosque
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Pakistan Lahore 2014 SB Grand Jamia Mosque is located in Bahria Town, Lahore, Pakistan which is 7th largest mosque in the World. It has capacity of 25,000 worshippers in main prayer hall and 70,000 in its courtyard. It has 21 domes and four 165 feet high minarets. These specifications make it the largest mosque in Pakistan in terms of covered area. An area on the second floor of the mosque has been reserved for women. The basement of the mosque has been reserved for an Islamic art gallery and a religious school.
Mohabbat Khan Mosque
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Pakistan Peshawar 1670s ASWJ
Bhong Mosque
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Pakistan Rahim Yar Khan District 1932–1982 It was designed and constructed over a period of nearly 50 years (1932–1982) and won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1986.[2] A postage stamp depicting it was issued on May 12, 2004, in Pakistan.[3]
Kuzkandi Jamiah Masjid Baghdada
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Pakistan Mardan 1950s U
Shahjahan Mosque Pakistan Thatta 1647 U
Group
ASWJ Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, Hanafi Deobandi
SB Ahl e Sunnat Wa Jamaa'at, Sunni Bareilvi
U Unknown group (or undetermined)

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  1. ^ http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/1277/
  2. ^ Architecture Pakistan: Bhong Mosque
  3. ^ Pakistan Post