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Mosques Featured on Banknotes

Mosques are more than places of worship — they are community gathering spaces that take a variety of forms depending on their cultural and environmental context. Since the foundation of Islam in the seventh century CE, the architecture of mosques has reflected the various roles they have played in Muslim society, including educational, civic, ceremonial, celebratory, and social purposes, in addition to their primary function as a place for prayer. In this second series of Mosques Featured on Banknotes, we will explore the beautiful history of breathtaking Mosques around the world. Continue reading Mosques Featured on Banknotes- Part II