King Abdullah Mosque, Amman

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King Abdullah Mosque, Amman  

Mosques of Jordan


King Abdullah Mosque

The King Abdullah I Mosque in Amman, Jordan, was built between 1982 and 1986 with a capacity of 3000 as a memorial to the late King Husseinís Grandfather, His majesty as-Sayyid Abdullah I, King of Jordan.

King Abdullah Mosque inside

The mosque is an example of modern Islamic architecture. Islam is Jordanís state religion and about nine-tenths of the population are Sunni Muslims. Communal prayer is important in the Islamic religion, making the mosques a necessary part of worship.

Islamic Museum, Amman
On April 11, 2006, the structure was retired as Jordanís national mosque, in favor of the newly built King Hussein Ben Talal Mosque.

King Abdullah Mosque, Amman

Located inside the mosque is the Islamic Museum, with a collection of pottery and photographs of His Majesty King Abdullah I.

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