King Abdullah I Mosque
Amman, Jordan
Built by King Hussein as a memorial to his grandfather Abdullah I, this mosque was completed in 1989. It has a large prayer hall capped with a blue-dome that is 35 m in diameter.  The mosque holds up to 7000 worshippers, with a further 3000 in the courtyard. In addition there is a women's section and a Royal Hall.  The complex also has an Islamic Museum a shop. It was Jordan's official state mosque until 2006 when the newly built King Hussein Ben Talal Mosque was so designated. 

Location
Suleiman Al Nabulsi St Jebel Lweibdeh, Amman, Jordan
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Associated Names
Events
1982-1989
Dimensions
18000 m2
Variant Names
King Abdullah I Mosque
Mosquée du roi Abdallah
Translated
مسجد الملك عبد الله الأول
Original
Building Usages
museum
public/cultural
mosque
religious
islamic centre
religious
Materials/Techniques
reinforced concrete