The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque lies in the Al Azaiba neighbourhood, about 10km northwest of central Muscat. The mosque was built between 1995 and 2001 using 300000 tonnes of Indian sandstone. The mosque has a capacity of 20000 people and is open to non-muslim visitors in the morning between 8 and 11am.
01 Cupola 02 Central prayer hall and dome 03 Inner court
04 Inner court 05 Arcade 06 Ornamental windows 07 Sahn courtyard
08 Lamps 09 Ornamental windows 10 Arch 11 Arch and minaret 12 Main prayer hall entrance 13 Arch
14 Sandstone building 15 Ornamental windows 16 Ornamental windows 17 Pool of ablutions 18 Wndows with Islamic patterns
19 Wooden roof 20 Lamp 21 Pool of ablutions 22 Colourful flowers 01 Chandelier
02 Decorated pillar 03 Main chandelier and central dome 04 Prayer carpet 05 Prayer carpet 06 Main prayer hall
07 Main chandelier and central dome 08 Main chandelier 09 Main chandelier 10 Main chandelier
11 Roof decorations 12 Roof decorations 13 Arches and lamps 14 Decorated pillar 15 Prayer hall
16 Wall decorations 17 Mihrab 18 Blind niche 19 Wall decorations 20 Main chandelier and central dome 21 Main chandelier
22 Prayer hall 23 Central dome decorations 24 Central dome decorations 01 Minaret 02 Minaret
03 Minarets 04 Minaret 05 Minaret 06 Minaret 01 Arcade 02 Arcade
03 Arcade 04 Arcade 05 Arcade 06 Arcade 01 Door carvings 02 Chandeliers
03 Chandelier 04 Doors with stained glass 05 Doors with stained glass
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