25 Beautiful Mosques Worldwide

Al Nileen Mosque

Year Built: 1976

Location: Omdurman, Sudan

This mosque in Sudan takes the iconic shape of a dome perforated with windows, something first seen in the Hagia Sophia, an brings it thoroughly into the 20th century. The dome becomes a geometric hemisphere with a stylized minaret and pointed windows, which allow for sweeping views of the surrounding land.

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