Al Qasimia Mosque


Al Qasimia University Mosque is considered an architectural masterpiece that one feels sheer happiness upon seeing it, as its designer utilized the breathtaking beauty of the Fatimid design relying on the closely packed rocks investing the Mosque's external walls in the construction of the Mosque.  

Lying in Al Qasimia University Campus in the Muwailih Commercial, the Mosque is made up of two floors: the ground floor is dedicated for men while the upper floor is for women. The Mosque is spacious enough to more than 4.000 praying persons.

With two extra-long minarets of 90 meter each, there is a huge dome in the middle of the Mosque's courtyard, and is surrounded by other four domes. The Mosque is also decorated with wooden oriels that truly make the Mosque of breathtaking beauty. It is further equipped with three main entrances.

With all its annexations, the Mosque covers a total area of about four thousand (4.000) square meters. As for the area of the ground arena dedicated for prayer along with the niche, it measures 2.246 square meters, whereas the women's praying area measures 564 square meters. As for the Mosque's service area including the Imam's and the muezzin's housing, the toilets and ablution places, it measures 1.145 square meters.

The Fatimid design along with the Islamic decorations and inscriptions as well as the verses of the Quran decorating its sides makes the Mosque of extraordinary beauty. From the courtyard's dome, a huge golden chandelier dangles, with its beautiful beams scattering here and there.

Within the Mosque, the five daily prayers are observed, the Friday sermons are delivered, and the preaching and guidance sessions are held by the Department of Islamic Affairs in Sharjah, let alone the scholarly courses organized in collaboration with Al Muntada Al Islami “i.e. Islamic Forum" and the other religious institutions in Sharjah.

Al Qasimia University Mosque is actually regarded one of the sites to be projected by the Sharjah Light Festival's annual celebrations held in February every year, as it casts light on the Mosque's beautiful aspects that compose an amazing painting. ​