Wonderful architectural mosques in Netherlands that you must visit

 

Mosques in Netherland

  1. El Tawheed Mosque
  2. Al Karam Mosque
  3. Westermoskee Mosque
  4. Fatih Mosque
  5. Blue Mosque
  6. Mobarak Mosque
  7. Mevlana Mosque
  8. Ulu Mosque
  9. Essalam Mosque
  10. Selimiye Mosque

The Netherlands is the most extravagant country boasting beautiful canal waterways and exquisite architectural monuments. Also, it has a rich and diverse history which is depicted in the various praise-worthy structures housed by it. Netherland houses more than 400 mosques which are spread across many cities and towns of the nation with the most popular ones being accommodated by Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Harlem. Also, there are more than 400 mosques in Netherland from which we are going to talk about the best 10.

1. El Tawheed Mosque

Mosques in Netherland

El Tawheed Mosque is one of the famous mosques in Amsterdam Netherlands. It was founded in the year 1986 and is ideally located in the Old-West part of Amsterdam where the maximum Muslim crowd of the city is concentrated. Moreover, this mosque remains crowded, especially during the Friday prayers. Also, it has a vast prayer hall which can accommodate more than 500 worshippers at a time.

Location: Jan Hanzenstraat 114, 1053 SV Amsterdam

Entry Fee: Free

2. Al Karam Mosque

The main aim of this mosque is to make the people aware of the messages by the Quran. Importantly, Al Karam Mosque exudes the real sense of the Islamic culture. Undoubtedly, the best part about this mosque is that it is immaculate and clean and this contributes positively to the calm and peaceful environment of the mosque. Also, it accommodates a separate room for ladies as well.

Location: Al Karam Masjid Sint Willibrordusstraat 5 De Pijp Amsterdam 1074 North Holland Netherlands

Entry Fee: Free

3. Westermoskee Mosque

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Westermoskee Mosque is located close to the Schinkel river which is a famous canalized river in Chassebuurt region. Clearly, the architecture of this supreme building draws inspiration from the French designs. Also, it is a well-known mosque among the Muslim population in Amsterdam.

Location: Piri Reisplein 101, 1057 KH Amsterdam, Netherlands

Timings: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

4. Fatih Mosque

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It is nestled in central Amsterdam in the Rozengracht region. Faith mosque was formerly a Roman Catholic church which was later transformed into a beautiful structural mosque. Only a few modifications were done during the conversion of the church to a mosque, but other than that almost all the original features of this building remain intact due to which it has been placed under the impressive list of Netherlands.

Location: Rozengracht 150, 1016 NJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Timings: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

5. Blue Mosque

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Blue has its name from the blue designs which are prominent in the architecture of the building. It is unique in its way as it lacks the minarets as well as some of the other traditional symbols which are present in every traditional Islamic mosque. Also, this architectural building serves both as a mosque and cultural centre in the Nieuw West region in Amsterdam.

Location: Henri Dunantstraat 14, 1066 AX Amsterdam, Netherlands

Timings: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

6. Mobarak Mosque

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Mobarak Mosque was the first ever mosque which was built in Hague in the Netherlands to pray by the people of the Muslim community. Moreover, the construction of this building was fully completed in the year 1955.

Location: Oostduinlaan 79, 2596 JJ Den Haag, Netherlands

7. Mevlana Mosque

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The minaret and the magnificent dome featured by this mosque has made it earn the title of the most beautiful mosque in Rotterdam in the year 2006.

Location: Mevlana Square 1 Rotterdam 3022 EP South Holland Netherlands 010-4764107

Timings: Open 24 hours

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8. Ulu Mosque

Mosques in NetherlandThe location of the Ulu Mosque is at the Mosque Square in Utrecht, which is the first ever street in the Netherlands. It houses a beautiful Islamic prayer hall where one can witness hundreds of Muslims praying every day. Also, it hosts a separate room which for Jews and Christians in the surrounding area.

Location: Moskeeplein 89, 3531 BX Utrecht, Netherlands

9. Essalam Mosque

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Essalam Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the Netherlands. The prayer hall accommodated by this mosque can host up to 1500 worshippers every day. In addition to that, there are other rooms inside the mosque as well which are for different purposes including the administration room, education room, cultural event room, and social activity room.

Location: Polderlaan 84-86, Rotterdam, 3074 MH, Netherlands

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10. Selimiye Mosque

Mosques in Netherland

Selimiye Mosque is one of the most modern mosques in the Netherlands which features a classy glass dome. Also, architectural designs of the Mosque are much more stylish when compare to the other mosques in the Netherlands. Moreover, the basic principles and the references to symbolism and geometry remain similar to those of the traditional historical mosques.

Location: Selimiye Masjid Koningstein(straat) 2 Haarlem 2011 VB North Holland Netherlands