Arahman Mosque, Baghdad

Originally due to be finished this year, it seems that all construction has come to a halt at the Arahman Mosque in Baghdad. The place is absolutely colossal, and the fittingly large cranes used in the construction can still be clearly seen at maximum zoom. Incredible image though, and make sure you check out this ground-level one too. Just to the north is the much-further-from-finished, but still worth a peek, Grand Saddam Mosque, which was originally slated for completion in 2015, but which I don’t suppose will ever get built now. Thanks to woowoowoo and david.

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