King Abdullah I Mosque

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King Abdullah I Mosque
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Religion
AffiliationIslam
OwnershipGovernment of Jordan
Location
LocationAmman - Jordan
AdministrationMinistry of Endowments, Islamic Affairs and Holy Places
Architecture
Architectural typeMosque
Architectural styleIslamic architecture
Date established1982
Specifications
Capacity10000 worshippers
Site area18,000 m2 (190,000 sq ft)
Website
www.awqaf.gov.jo/pages.php?menu_id=52
Interior.
King Abdullah I Mosque at night.

The King Abdullah I Mosque in Amman, Jordan was built between 1982 and 1989. It is capped by a magnificent blue mosaic dome beneath which 3,000 Muslims may offer prayer.

Tourists are allowed to visit. Men must have long trousers on and women must cover their heads, arms and legs. A hooded gown is provided free of charge for this purpose.

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Coordinates: 31°57′42″N 35°54′47″E / 31.9616°N 35.9131°E / 31.9616; 35.9131