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Mazar e Sharif Mosque Afghanistan
MAZAR-E-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN: Afghan men pray at the Blue Mosque. Mazar-e-Sharif means "Noble Shrine", a reference to the large, blue-tiled mosque around which the town is built.

Images - Great Mosques Around the World

18 August 2012

As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid ul Fitr in a joyous culmination of the holy month of Ramadan, enjoy this visual pilgrimage of mosques around the world. From Afghanistan and China, Saudi Arabia, Germany, India and Egypt, to Peru, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, these 55 centres of faith are testimony to the spread of Islam across the world.