King Abdullah I Mosque

The King Abdullah I Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الملك عبد الله الأول‎) in Amman, Jordan was built between 1982 and 1989. It is capped by a magnificent blue mosaic dome beneath which 3,000 Muslims may offer prayer.

King Abdullah I Mosque
مسجد الملك عبد الله الأول
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Religion
AffiliationIslam
OwnershipGovernment of Jordan
Location
LocationAmman - Jordan
AdministrationMinistry of Endowments, Islamic Affairs and Holy Places
Architecture
TypeMosque
StyleIslamic architecture
Date established1982
Specifications
Capacity10000 worshippers
Site area18,000 m2 (190,000 sq ft)
Website
www.awqaf.gov.jo/pages.php?menu_id=52
Interior.
King Abdullah I Mosque at night.

Tourists are allowed to visit. Men must have long trousers on and women must cover their heads, arms and legs. A hooded gown is provided free of charge for this purpose.

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Coordinates: 31°57′42″N 35°54′47″E / 31.9616°N 35.9131°E / 31.9616; 35.9131