Visit The 5 Most Beautiful Mosques In Qatar

Farah Makhlouf

There are 2 types of people who move to a new city; you’ve got the sight-seers and the ‘I’m not a tourist here anymore’ and the latter group never get to see the attractions that the city has to offer. Don’t be that person!

If you moved to Qatar a while back and you didn’t get to explore Doha because you wanted to blend in, now’s your chance. Take a stroll through the city and visit the 5 most beautiful mosques starting with…

5. Education City Mosque

This one’s a must-see! It’s one of the most unique and super modern mosques you’ll come across in Doha. It was designed by Mangera Yvars Architects and it rests on 5 large columns that represent the 5 pillars of Islam.

 

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4. Katara Masjid

Designed by Zainab Fadil Oglu, each aspect of the mosque is inspired by several famous mosques from around the world. Katara Masjid is also known as the Blue Mosque and can be found in Katara Cultural Village.

 

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3. Hamad International Airport Mosque

If you’re travelling through Hamad International Airport, then definitely pass by the mosque! You’ll find it just outside the passenger terminal which is within walking distance from the Departure Hall.

2. Abdulla Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Centre / Al Fanar Masjid

This mosque is one of Doha’s iconic landmarks, especially when it’s lit up at night. It’s known for its fantastic spiral minaret. It was named after Sheikh Abdulla Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, a famous Qatari Islamic scholar, who was also the founder of Qatar’s judicial system.

It’s a place where non-Muslims can learn about Islam and it offers a range of Arabic classes.

1. Msheireb Mosque

This mosque is truly a remarkable piece of architecture which has earned accolades including the Abdullatif Alfozan Award for Mosque Architecture. It’s not one you want to pass on the opportunity to go visit.

 

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