Blessed Friday: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

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Sultam Qaboos Mosque Oman

I try to seize every possible chance to visit beautiful mosques around the world. Any opportunity to visually feast on something so sentimentally valuable to me is greatly welcomed. I like to marvel at their magnificence while getting spiritually recharged. It is the perfect two in one deal.

After visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, I was entirely convinced that no other will impress me as much, but when I wandered around the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in the Omani capital absolutely dazed in fascination, I knew that’s sheer beauty I was looking at.

Not to compare the two mosques, obviously each has its own distinct style and enough attention-grabbing details to set them apart. Both took my feeble little heart captive.

In 2001 His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed Al Saeed gifted his nation this architectural spectacle to serve as a place of worship, and a

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