List of mosques in Pakistan
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Being an Islamic country, Pakistan is home to thousands of mosques. Some of the mosques are quite famous because of their size, beauty, architecture and history. The following is a list of mosques in Pakistan.
|Name||Images||City||Capacity of worshipers||Area(m²)||Built||Remarks||References|
|Abbasi Mosque||Bahawalpur, Punjab||1,000||1849||Built by Nawab Bahawal Khan located at Derawar Fort.|||
|Al-Sadiq Mosque, Bahawalpur||Bahawalpur, Punjab|
|Aqsa Mosque, Rabwah||Rabwah, Punjab||18,500||1,650 m2 (17,800 sq ft)||1972||Largest Mosque of the Ahmadiyya Community in Pakistan. The design was said to be inspired by the Badshahi Mosque.|||
|Amburiq Mosque||Shigar, Gilgit Baltistan||500||63 m2 (680 sq ft)||14th Century||It is one of the oldest mosque in Baltistan and was built by Sayed Ali Hamdani. It is also one of the most famous landmarks and a major tourist attraction in Baltistan.|||
|Badshahi Mosque||Lahore, Punjab||100,000||25,642 m2 (276,010 sq ft)||1673||Second largest mosque in Pakistan and the fifth in the world; it was the largest mosque in the world from 1673 to 1986. The mosque is located west of Lahore Fort along the outskirts of the Walled City of Lahore, and is widely considered to be one of Lahore's most iconic landmarks.|||
|Bait ul Atiq Mosque||Lahore, Punjab||A Mosque adjacent to a Shia Seminary, Jamia Urwa-tul-Wusqa, Lahore.|
|Begum Shahi Mosque||Lahore, Punjab||1,600 m2 (17,000 sq ft)||1614||Begum Shahi Mosque is an early 17th-century mosque situated in the Walled City of Lahore. The mosque was built between 1611 and 1614 during the reign of Mughal Emperor Jahangir in honor of his mother.||.|
|Bhong Mosque||Rahim Yar Khan District, Punjab||1982||Bhong Mosque was designed and constructed over a period of nearly 50 years (1932–1982) and won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1986.|||
|Chaqchan Mosque||Khaplu, Gilgit Baltistan||500||1370||The Kashmiri-style Chaqchan Mosque was built in 1370, shortly after the area’s conversion to Islam.|||
|CMH Masjid Jhelum||Jhelum Cantt, Punjab||25,000||1950||Located at Jhelum Cantt, the foundation of CMH Mosque was laid by General Muhammad Ayub Khan on March 21, 1950 and opening ceremony was headed by Governor of Punjab Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar.|||
|Dai Anga Mosque||Lahore, Punjab||1635 or 1639||Situated at the southeast of Lahore Railway Station, in the city of Lahore. The mosque is said to have been built in 1635 in honour of the wetnurse of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Dai Anga.|||
|Data Darbar||Lahore, Sindh||52,000||34,200 m2 (368,000 sq ft)||1978||Data Darbar, located in the city of Lahore, is the largest Sufi shrine in South Asia. It was built to house the remains of the Muslim mystic, Abul Hassan Ali Hujwiri, commonly known as Data Ganj Baksh.|||
|Faisal Mosque||Islamabad||100,000||5,000 m2 (54,000 sq ft)||1986||Faisal Mosque is the national mosque of Pakistan and is named after Saudi King Faisal. It can hold 100,000 worshippers, while the surrounding porticoes and the courtyard up-to 200,000 more.|||
|Faizan-e-Madinah||Karachi, Sindh||20,000||10,000 m2 (110,000 sq ft)||1999||A Mosque and education center run by Dawat-e-Islami. One of the largest mosques in Pakistan covering over 10,000 m2 with a capacity of over 20,000.|
|Grand Jamia Mosque, Karachi||Karachi, Sindh||800,000||202,343 m2 (2,178,000 sq ft)||Under construction||Grand Jamia Mosque, also known as Bahria Town Jamia Masjid Complex, is an under-construction cultural complex. When completed, the complex will include the world's third largest mosque.|||
|Grand Mosque Allahabad||Naushahro Feroze District, Sindh||10,000||7,400 m2 (80,000 sq ft)||Under construction||Grand Mosque Allahabad is located in Kandiaro, Sindh.|||
|Grand Jamia Mosque, Lahore||Lahore, Punjab||100,000||2014||Seventh largest mosque in the world, and the largest in Pakistan in terms of surface area. It can accommodate 25,000 worshipers indoors, while the courtyard and corridor leading to the main halls of worship can accommodate a total of 70,000.|||
|Jamia Masjid Banbhore||Thatta, Sindh||727 AD||Banbhore is an ancient city dating to the 1st century BC located in Sindh, Pakistan. The eastern part of the city contains ruins of Banbhore Mosque with an inscription dating to 727 AD, sixteen years after the conquest of Sindh, indicating the best-preserved example of the earliest mosques in the region. Ruins are still preserved in the city.|||
|Jamia Mosque (Khudabad)||Dadu District, Sindh||5,000||1700 - 1718||The mosque is situated in Khudabad in Dadu District and was built during the reign of Yar Muhammad Kalhoro between 1700 and 1718.|||
|Jamia Al-Kauthar||Islamabad||2,500||1990||Jamia Al-Kauthar Mosque is adjacent to the Shia seminary Al-Kauthar University. The iconic dome of this mosque is about 30 meters high from the ground level, and its 15 meters diameter makes the dome one of the largest in the country.|||
|Jamia Masjid Umar Farooq||Godhra, Karachi, New Karachi, Karachi, Sindh||1973|
|Kuzkandi Jamiah Masjid||Baghdada, Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||1950s|
|Islamabad||1965||The Lal Masjid, also known as the Red Mosque, was built in 1965 and is named for its red walls and interiors. The mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Islamabad.|||
|Mohabbat Khan Mosque||Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||14,000||2,800 m2 (30,000 sq ft)||1670s||Mohabbat Khan Mosque is a 17th-century Mughal-era mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan. The mosque was built between 1660 and 1670, and named after the Mughal governor of Peshawar, Nawab Mahabat Khan bin Ali Mardan Khan.|||
|Qasim Ali Khan Mosque||Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||Qasim Ali Khan Mosque was built in 1842. There is a myth that the mosque was constructed during the Mughal era.|||
|Moti Masjid||Lahore, Punjab||160 m2 (1,700 sq ft)||1635||Moti Masjid is a 17th-century religious building located inside the Lahore Fort. It is a small, white marble structure built by Mughal emperor Jahangir, and is among his prominent extensions to the Lahore Fort Complex.|||
|Neevin Mosque||Lahore, Punjab||100||1460||Located in Walled City of Lahore, Neevin Mosque was built by Lodi dynasty under the rule of its first king Bahlul Lodi.|||
|Oonchi Mosque||Lahore, Punjab||N.A.||Mughal Era mosque located along the Hakiman Bazaar, near the Bhati Gate which leads into the Walled City of Lahore. Unlike other mosques int the Walled City of Lahore, no inscription exists which signifies the year of the mosque's construction.|||
|Shah Jahan Mosque||Thatta, Sindh||20,000||3,050 m2 (32,800 sq ft)||1647||Shah Jahan Mosque is a 17th-century building that serves as the central mosque for the city of Thatta, Sindh. It was built during the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.|||
|Shahi Eid Gah Mosque||Multan, Punjab||1,250 m2 (13,500 sq ft)||1735||Located on the main Multan-Lahore highway in the Northeast the city, the mosque is adjacent to the 20th century Sufi shrine of Ahmad Saeed Kazmi.|||
|Shahi Mosque, Chitral||Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||20,000||1924||It was the principal mosque of Chitral at the time of the existence of the State of Chitral. The mosque was built by Shuja ul-Mulk in 1924.|||
|Sunehri Mosque||Lahore, Punjab||5,000||25,948 m2 (279,300 sq ft)||1753||Sunehri Mosque is located in the Kashmiri Bazaar of the Walled City of Lahore. The mosque was built in 1753 when the Mughal Empire was in decline.|||
|Tooba Mosque||Karachi, Sindh||5,000||3,280 m2 (35,300 sq ft)||1969||Masjid-e-Tooba was built in 1969 in Defence Housing Society, Karachi. It is often claimed to be the largest single-dome mosque in the world.|||
|Wazir Khan Mosque||Lahore, Punjab||10,000||3,825 m2 (41,170 sq ft)||1642||The mosque was commissioned during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Construction of Wazir Khan Mosque began in 1634 C.E. and was completed in 1641.|||
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