SkyWatch: Floating Mosque at Sundown

I’ve featured photos of this particular mosque before on this blog, but this is the first one I was able to take at sundown, and I rather liked the effect of the sun on the dome. You can see the Red Sea on the left. The Floating Mosque sits in a place jutting out into the Red Sea along the Corniche, and at high tide, it appears to be floating in the sea. If you look closely, you can also see the many speakers on the minaret that broadcast the calls to prayer.
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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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10 Responses to SkyWatch: Floating Mosque at Sundown

  1. Pingback: Mosque Gate « JEDDAH DAILY PHOTO JOURNAL

  2. Carver says:

    That’s a beautiful shot and I love the setting sun on the mosque. Almost looks like a light atop the structure.

  3. A great shot! Ab fab. Happy SWF!

  4. Beautiful shot! This is a great capture. The light seems just perfect and the position of the sun couldn’t be better.

  5. ewok1993 says:

    I am really taken by the street lamps, they are so delicate looking.

  6. J Bar says:

    Terrific sunset shot.

  7. I can only echo what Gaelyn has written! And I was thinking how great it must have been! It’s a really lovely shot! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Susie!


  8. geogypsy says:

    Nice capture, especially as it means you got out for a sunset.

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