Yavuz Sultan Selim Mosque
The Yavuz-Sultan-Selim mosque in Mannheim, Germany, named for Selim I, is the biggest mosque in Germany. The mosque attracts up to 3,000 Muslims every weekend. Since the mosque was opened in 1995, Muslim shops and youth centers have become a magnet for the Muslim community. The mosque in Mannheim is not unique. Only a handful existed in Germany 10 years ago, but today 159 mosques dot Germany today, with 184 under construction.