minaret


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slender tower with balconies

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The unillumined peaks and minarets, hovering vague and phantom-like above us while the others were painfully white and strong with snow and moonlight, made a peculiar effect.
I caught a glimpse of the octagon minarets of this town, which was at one time the richest commercial magazine on the coast.
Beyond the wall rose the domes of several structures and numerous minarets dotted the sky line of the city.
And on the far side of the valley lay what appeared to be a mighty city, its great walls, its lofty spires, its turrets, minarets, and domes showing red and yellow in the sunlight.
Its dense array of houses swells upward from the water's edge, and spreads over the domes of many hills; and the gardens that peep out here and there, the great globes of the mosques, and the countless minarets that meet the eye every where, invest the metropolis with the quaint Oriental aspect one dreams of when he reads books of eastern travel.
I who have reigned in the faubourgs, and have been called King of the Halles, - I am going to pass from the Place Maubert to the minarets of Gigelli; from a Frondeur I am becoming an adventurer
Then the blazing eye swept onward across the burnished domes and graceful minarets, down into court and park and garden to pause at last upon the ersite bench and the girl standing there beside it, her face upturned full toward the flier.
This minaret is considered the tallest minaret in Yemen as its 52 meters high.
Several deep cracks have appeared in the minaret caused by road construction taking place near the structure in Khamis.
WND broke the story last week Olmert has given permission for Jordan to build a large minaret adjacent to a mosque on the Temple Mount to call Muslims to prayer at the holy site.
GETTING THERE: From Mammoth proper, head north on Main Street (Highway 203) past Minaret Road.
I was challenged directly: 'We want a minaret and the call to prayer to sound out in the neighbourhood.
And when the call to prayer is chanted from the high minaret of the mosque, one can still verify that those who designed the dome and the minaret, using their scientific skills and technological knowledge, knew how to transform space and silence into a chanting remembrance that renews the nexus between God and those who respond to His urgent invitation.