The mosque serves as a place where Muslims can come together for salat (prayer) as well as a center for information, education, and dispute settlement. The Imam leads the prayer. A mosque is a place of worship for followers of Islam. As you can see in the pictures, it truly deserves to go to visit these magnificent buildings that are of great important. They have developed significantly from the open-air spaces that were the Quba Mosque and Al-Masjid al-Nabawi in the 7th century. Many mosques have elaborate domes, minarets, and prayer halls. Mosques originated on the Arabian Peninsula, but are now found in all inhabited continents.
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June 2nd, 2011 Arleen