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List of mosques in Afghanistan

The following is an incomplete list of large mosques in Afghanistan:

Name Images Province City Year Remarks
Abdul Rahman Mosque Kabul Province Kabul 2009 One of the largest mosques in Kabul.
Abul Fazl Mosque Kabul Province Murad Khane, Kabul
Friday Mosque of Kandahar Kandahar Province Kandahar 1750 Houses the cloak of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Imam Bargah mosque Kandahar Province Kandahar ? Scene of the 2021 Kandahar bombing.[1]
Omar Al-Farooq Mosque Kandahar Province Kandahar 2014 One of the largest mosques in Kandahar.[2]
Hajji Dunya Gul Niazi Jamia Masjid Laghman Province Mihtarlam
Great Mosque of Herat Herat Province Herat 1446 The mosque was the city's first congregational mosque, built on the former site of two smaller Zoroastrian Fire temples destroyed by earthquake and fire.
Shrine of Ali Balkh Province Mazar-i-Sharif ? The largest mosque in the province, also referred to as the Great Blue Mosque of Mazar-i-Sharif.
Sakhi Shrine (Ziarat-e Sakhi) Kabul Province Kabul ? Also known as Karte Sakhi Shrine
Mosque of Jalalabad Nangarhar Province Jalalabad ? One of the largest mosques in the province.
Lashkargah Mosque Helmand Province Lashkar Gah ? One of the largest mosques in the province.
Khost Mosque Khost Province Khost 2000 The largest mosque in the province.
Amir Ali Shernway Mosque Jowzjan Province Sheberghan 2017 The largest mosque in Jowzjan province. Built by Turkey.[3]
Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque Kunduz Province Kunduz ? Scene of the 2021 Kunduz mosque bombing
Red Mosque Kandahar Province Kandahar

See also


  1. ^ "Afghanistan: Islamic State claims responsibility for Afghan mosque attack that killed at least 47 worshippers". Sky News. Retrieved 2021-10-25.
  2. ^ "Omar Al-Farooq mosque". Retrieved 2021-04-20.
  3. ^ "View of Amir Ali Shernway Mosque". Retrieved 2021-04-20.
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