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Friday Prayer

Some friends took me there for Friday Prayer 🙏🏻. The Mosque 🕌 is not all that beautiful but the... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
arlington, texas
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very good

The Friday Mosque is located in center of city. The people pray the friday prayer in this Moque. I... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Kabul, Afghanistan
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Some friends took me there for Friday Prayer 🙏🏻. The Mosque 🕌 is not all that beautiful but the The serman is definitely gets you moving. Definitely it should be a place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ahrasul
Reviewed 2 December 2018

The Friday Mosque is located in center of city. The people pray the friday prayer in this Moque. I also several times.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

The mosque is brilliant, beautiful, open, light... Timurid tile work (while stunning) overlays some incredible Ghurid artistry so be sure to see the section of walls where the Timur tiles have been removed. The Ghurid work is mind blowing. And, visit the tile makers. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jolie R
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The Jama Masjid of Herat (مسجد جمعه هرات), also known as the Masjid-i Jami' of Herat,[1]and the Great Mosque of Herat[1] is a mosque in the city of Herat, in the Herat Province of north-western Afghanistan. It was built by Ghurids, the famous Sultan Ghayas-ud-Din Ghori, who laid its foundation in 1200 AD, and later extended...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Reza P
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This place is not only historical but beautiful just to stare at, to take pictures, to see how peaceful people interact with each other. Being a bystander you can just watch the beauty, the culture, the real live arts that surround you. Every hall and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Azin D
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The stunningly beautiful mosque is amongst the most beautiful mosques in the world and a manifestation of the diversity of Islam. Its gorgeous blue and green and maroon and yellow tiles are unique. At the back is a tile-making workshop, where I bought a tile...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank JyotiM85
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The garden adjoining the Friday mosque is one of the best place to people watch and relax. The mosque itself is gorgeous, and it feels like Iran in many ways.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank afzyot
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Walking down the dusty streets of herat as a tourist is a wonderful experience. But eventually the loud engines and constant honking gets to be a bit much. If your lucky you will stumble into this mosque as I did. It's very peaceful and the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
4  Thank UnchartedBackpacker
Reviewed 26 March 2015

This is one of the biggest attraction in Herat. The mosque has beautiful blue tiles with different amazing shapes and designs which makes you amazed. The place is well maintained to reflect its beauty.

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank ilyas k
Reviewed 14 March 2015

Brilliant architecture. Very peaceful and serene. The first look at the mosque takes your breathe away.

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank sombodhi
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