Images of worship: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Home & Away Wednesday 07/June/2017 17:56 PM
By: Times News Service
Images of worship: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Everyone who lives in Muscat has driven past the architectural wonder that is the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, many have visited, and many have prayed there too. This iconic monument of faith is not only a wonderful place of reflection and prayer, it is also home to an architectural museum of sorts, paying homage to the various eras of Islamic design, as well as many notable modern architectural features that serve as inspiration for the eyes and soul.

The Maghrib
Artworks in Granada, Al Andalus is a proof that this Moroccan geometric art that this era introduced was innovative. The designs have a unique sense of complexity with elegant touches that scream beauty. The materials used are called zillij, which are glazed materials. The designs were carried from places such as Anatolia, Baghdad, and Kashan.