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Beautiful mosque, must visit

Visited this mosque to pray maghrib prayers, huge mosque with beautiful grounds and architecture... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Heena31
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Leeds
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Nice mosque

If you have spare time in Rome, then it is worth seeing the Grand Mosque. It is quite far away from... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2015
TopKingofKings
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Any mosque can be beautiful but what makes this one special is the imam (an Al-Azhar graduate from Egypt) who greeted me outside the mosque and offered for me to pray in the main hall as well as to give a historic narration of the...More

1  Thank Haz M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this mosque to pray maghrib prayers, huge mosque with beautiful grounds and architecture, the main mosque wasn't open for prayers (only open on jummah / special occasions) but still worth visiting what is considered the largest mosque in Europe! There is a metro station...More

1  Thank Heena31
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The grand of mosque of Rome is not only the biggest in Europe, the architectural design is captivating. The grounds keepers were very welcoming and helpful. They directed us to where we can perform ablution and pray (for men and women). We ended up staying...More

1  Thank Jamal_Haktif
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Assaalmualaykum It is with great sadness that I write this comment, this afternoon as we were leaving Rome after a visit to The Vatican we suddenly came across the Grand Mosque. We had not heard of it before so we're delighted that Islam has such...More

6  Thank Zulekha A
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This mosque is the work of the Postmodernist Italian architect Paolo Porthogesi. It was inaugurated in 1974 as the Great Mosque and Islamic Cultural Center in Rome. I believe building a mosque in Rome was quite controversial and required the blessing of the pope. Politically...More

Thank Hakan K
Reviewed 4 June 2016

It is a bit away from the city centre. We almost got lost after disembarking the train. After a short walk we found the place. We arrived there after Friday prayer and the stalls were already packed. The wuduk area and the pray area do...More

Thank drfauzims
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We like to visit mosques in every city we visit and luckily for my husband we were able to attend Friday prayers. Its a beautiful large mosque, the largest in Europe and quite beautiful. The sun was shining which helped to add to the scenery....More

2  Thank Kriyasheikh
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Reading about this place of tripadvisor and wikipedia encouraged me to go visit for an hour or so. Its design and shapes are interesting, columns are like trees/stems. Artwork inside is special really. If you are driving, it is about 10-15 minutes from city centre.

2  Thank Greatkahuna
Reviewed 16 June 2015

If you have spare time in Rome, then it is worth seeing the Grand Mosque. It is quite far away from Central Rome (around 20 minutes taxi ride costing 15-20 Euros one way) and located north of the city. It is supposed to be Europe's...More

4  Thank TopKingofKings
Reviewed 3 March 2015

It's quite far from the city. The building itself is interesting. But honestly there in not much to see since the Mosque is closed to visitors. Perhaps might be more interesting on a Friday when its open for prayer.

2  Thank Adekunle A
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