Top 7 biggest/largest mosques in the USA

There are approximately 2,800 mosques in the United States of America for 3.45 million Muslims. Here are the top 7 biggest and largest mosques in the USA.

Islamic Center of America, Michigan

The Islamic Center of America is a Shia mosque built in 1963 but it was relocated and reconstructed in 2005. The mosque has a magnificent look with two minarets and a dome in the middle. The minarets are extremely tall with a height of approximately 10 stories.

With an area of 35,500 sq meters, The Islamic Center of America is the biggest mosque in the USA.

Islamic Center of America, Michigan - the biggest mosque in the USA

East Plano Islamic Center, Texas

East Plano Islamic Center is a Sunni mosque built in 2005. It has an elegant exterior and a beautiful interior with a modern design. With an area of 21,000 sq meters, East Plano Islamic Center is the 2nd largest mosque in the United States of America.

East Plano Islamic Center, Texas - the 2nd largest mosque in the united states of america

Mosque Maryam – Chicago

Maryam Masjid is a Sunni mosque named after Hazrat Maryam عَلَيْهِ ٱلسَّلَامُ, the mother of Prophet Isa عَلَيْهِ ٱلسَّلَامُ. The building was originally a church and was rebuilt as a mosque later on.

That is why the prayer hall is unusual compared to the rest of the mosques. With an area of 17,400 sq meters, Maryam mosque is the 3rd biggest mosque in the USA.

Mosque Maryam – Chicago

Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta

Al Farooq mosque is a Sunni mosque built in 1980 in Atlanta. The mosque has a beautiful outlook with 2 domes and a minaret. One dome covers the prayer hall while the over covers the library. Its minaret is 131 feet high.

With an area of 8,700 sq meters, Al Farooq Masjid of Atlanta is the 4th largest mosque in the United States of America. 

Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta

Diyanet Center of America, Maryland

Diyanet Center of America is a Sunni mosque built in 1993 by the Turkish government. The center in general consists of 5 main buildings which include the mosque, cultural center building, guest house, restaurants, shops, and a sports center.

With an area of 5,500 sq. meters, the Diyanet Center of America is the 5th biggest mosque in the USA.

Diyanet Center of America, Maryland

Islamic Center of Washington

Islamic Center of Washington is a Sunni mosque built in 1957. The mosque has a beautiful minaret which has a height of 160 feet. Today, it is the 6th largest mosque in the United States of America with an area of 3,600 sq meters.

In 1957 it was the biggest mosque in the Western Hemisphere. Courses on Islam and the Arabic language are also taught inside the mosque.  In addition to this, the mosque also contains a library.

  • Islamic Center of Washington location.

Islamic Center of Washington

Baitur Rehman Mosque, Maryland

Baitur Rehman Mosque is an Ahmadi or Qadiani masjid built in 1994. Since they do not treat Prophet Muhammad ﷺ as the last prophet of Islam, other Muslims do not treat them as Muslims.

With an area of 3,350 sq. meters, it is the 7th largest mosque in the USA.

Baitur Rehman Mosque, Maryland

 

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