Your visual entry to the Muslim world

High-resolution pictures of the Islamic heritage.


The history of Islam in China began when three Companions - Sa`d ibn abi Waqqas,Ja’far ibn Abi Talib and Jahsh preached in 616/17 and onwards in China after sailing from Abyssinia in 615/16

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History is one of the reaons Egypt attracted 15 million tourists in 2010. You will find places from ancient Egypt, but also important Muslim historical places.

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The early Muslims prayed facing Jerusalem, before the direction was changed towards the Kaba during the first years after the Hijra. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) also prayed at Al-Aqsa during the Night Journey.

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An interesting multicultural country where 61% of the population being Muslims, 20% Buddhists, 10% Christians and 9% practices other religions.

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Morocco, the home of the Moors who are famous for the astonishing architecture. Their beautiful art can still be seen around the country.

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Saudi Arabia

The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was born in Makkah and later emmigrated to Madinah. The four rightly guided Caliphs ruled from Madinah after the death of the Prophet (pbuh).

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The Muslims were present in Al Andalus for over 900 years. Science, knowledge and religious tolerance were some of the keywords from the eara they were rulers.

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A beautiful country, with beautiful art and architecture. Torn asunder through the current conflict. We pray for Syria's people and also for their heritage to be preserved.

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Istanbul served as the capital of the Ottoman Empire between 1460 and 1923 and is filled with interesting Islamic architecture and history

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