Where in the World (221)

Most people identified the prominent building in last week’s twisted photograph as a mosque. That narrowed down the possible cities quite considerably. The size of the mosque in relation to the surroundings would indicate it is probably in an Islamic country thus narrowing the options  further. A little research would reveal it is the Faisal Mosque in the Pakistani capital Islamabad. Its very contemporary design is meant to look like a Bedouin tent.

Faisal Mosque, Islamabad, Pakistan
Faisal Mosque, Islamabad, Pakistan

This week Jackie (@JackiesJourneys), Tim (@timofnewbury), Atul (@pixodentist), Jon (@SparksJon) and Davide (@travelling_dave). Congratulations to you all for identifying Islamabad.


This week the photograph of the city is not the most common and iconic view. However, there are clues that will help to identify the city.

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You can leave your answers in the comments below or on my Twitter feed (@lethers) with the hashtag #WITW221. If you are on Twitter then you can Direct Message me with the answer which will be hidden from the Twittersphere. Alternatively email me with the answer using the contact page – see tab on menu bar above.

Please use the hashtag #WITW221. It makes finding the answers in a continually changing Twitter feed so much easier; your answer is less likely to be overlooked. Good luck.


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